Melton Sacramento welcomes participants from the Greater Sacramento Area including (but not limited to):

  • Auburn
  • Carmichael
  • Davis
  • Elk Grove
  • Folsom
  • Sacramento
  • Stockton
  • West Sacramento
  • Woodland

Melton Sacramento is an inclusive program for members of all community synagogues, temples, and the unaffiliated.

  • Congregation B'nai Israel
  • Congregation Bet Haverim (Davis)
  • Congregation Beth Shalom
  • Chabad
  • Kenesset Israel Torah Center
  • Mosaic Law Congregation
  • Temple Israel (Stockon)
  • Temple Or Rishon (Orangevale)
  • Unaffiliated


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Rabbi Garth Silberstein

Rhythms of Jewish Living

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Dr. Sheree Meyer

Purposes of Jewish Living

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Leslie Kuperstein

Crossroads of Jewish History

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Ricki Lobel

Ethics of Jewish Living


Sara Kahn Shapiro has inspired love of Jewish learning among Hebrew School youth and people of all ages in several Jewish communities.

Sara earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Boston University and her Master of Arts in Family and Consumer Sciences Education from Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri.

As Director of the Florence Melton School in Sacramento, Sara's goals are to nurture individual spiritual growth through Jewish learning and to strengthen a unified Sacramento Jewish community.

Advisory Board

  • Karen Brandt
  • Simone Monnier Clay
  • Carry Cohn
  • Bruce Deutsch
  • Morgan Deutsch
  • Deborah Frost
  • Karen Goldstein
  • Diann Gruen
  • Margaret Kane
  • Betsy Singer
  • Tara Strasser
  • Rabbi Reuven Taff