Local Resident Named to Florence Melton School Board of Directors

The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, a worldwide movement that has been empowering adults through the life-enhancing study of Jewish texts and ideas for over 40 years, is expanding its national board of directors with the appointments of Bruce Segal of Dobbs Ferry, New York, Harman Avery Grossman of Teaneck, New Jersey, Rochelle Friedman of Falls Church, Virginia and Carolyn Bass of Cooper City, Florida.

“Each of our new board members brings not only a passion for Jewish education but also extensive knowledge across their respective industries that will become vital as Melton continues to expand its reach and foster learning opportunities for Jewish communities across the globe,” said Melton International Director Rabbi Dr. Morey Schwartz. “We are thrilled to have these esteemed individuals who join us in our desire to expand the opportunities for learning by providing unparalleled adult Jewish-learning opportunities.”

Professionally, Segal has extensive corporate marketing experience with rebranding and expansion efforts for leading public service organizations such as Senior Law Day Collaborative. Segal received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and his Master’s degree in business administration from Stanford University. 

The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning is a worldwide movement of committed learners who are empowered to enrich Jewish life. Its innovative curriculum and immersive travel and learning experiences have now reached over 200 communities across the globe and inspired more than 55,000 learners worldwide. To learn more visit