meah logoMe'ah: Intensive Adult Learning Programs to cultivate your mind and feed your soul

  • Study with instructors who are accomplished Judaic scholars and master-teachers
  • Gain understanding and insight into Jewish texts, thought, history and culture
  • Engage with Adult Learners of all ages and backgrounds to develop a learning community
  • Choose the class style that best fits your schedule and interests


Me'ah Classic A two-year journey, comprised of 100 hours of class time(Me'ah is Hebrew for the number 100) through the narrative of the Jewish people from ancient times to present. Participants delve into core texts and the history of four eras-biblical, rabbinic, medieval and modern- to build a foundation of knowledge and greater meaning. 

Me'ah Select A ten week (1 semester) in-depth exploration of a specific theme, text, personality or slice of Jewish history. Participants gain a variety of perspectives on the topic area and gain an understanding of its significance in the past and its meaning for contemporary Jewish life.

Me'ah Online Journey Through the Bible- A ten-week online learning experience that offers the outstanding faculty and comprehensive curriculum that are the hallmarks of the Me'ah program, combined with the flexibility of distance-learning.


Me'ah programs are an initiative of Hebrew College and Combined Jewish Philanthropies.  No prior formal jewish education or knowledge of Hebrew is required.  Financial Aid is available, contact our office for details.


Sara Riedner Brown
Associate Director, Me'ah