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Shelley Buxbaum

PhD

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Shelley Buxbaum

Accumulating three degrees (BRE, MA, PhD) at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, another at Columbia University and with stop overs at Bank Street College and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Shelley is passionate about learning and teaching. She has been Director of the Lisa F Brill Institute for Jewish Learning and Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta for the past six years. Today, there are Melton classes in 10 different locations around the Atlanta. But above and beyond everything else, she is the proud savta (grandmother) to Hannah, Zachary and Sammy J.