Me'ah Select

Me’ah Select is a one semester, in-depth exploration of a specific theme, text, personality, or slice of Jewish history, taught by outstanding faculty from  Me’ah Classic.

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  • time Adults of all ages
  • location Synagogues and community spaces
  • duration One semester (10-12 weeks)
Register for Me'ah Select

A 10-12 week exploration of a specific theme, text, personality, or slice of Jewish history, led by our outstanding Me’ah faculty! Me’ah Select is an intense academic experience taught at the college level — but without papers and assignments — for adult learners of all backgrounds, whether you are seeking to take a first step or the next step in your Jewish journey.

Our talented faculty members are known for their scholarship and dynamic approach to adult learning. They bring their Me’ah Select classes to life through the study of literature, history, and art.

Me’ah Select welcomes students of all backgrounds. No prior formal Jewish education or knowledge of Hebrew is required. Learn, discuss, and build community with fellow adult learners near you!

Class Details

  • Me’ah Select classes meet for 10 to 12 sessions over the course of one semester and are typically two hours long.
  • Classes require a minimum of 15 students. Bring your friends!
  • Tuition costs vary by class and site. Financial aid is available.
  • Register here for 2019-2020 Me’ah Select classes.

Other Me’ah Programs to Explore

Me’ah also offers two others program tracks for those who want a more in-depth learning experience or a more flexible schedule:

  • Me’ah Classic: A two-year journey, comprised of 100 hours (Me’ah is Hebrew for 100), through the narrative of the Jewish people, from ancient times through the present.
  • Me’ah Online: A distance-learning experiences with world-class scholars that you can dive into at your own pace or with a group.

This was a transformational class. The level of engagement and discussion was exceptional!

– Me'ah Select Student

Want to learn more about Me’ah?

If you need additional information or have questions about registration, please contact Marilyn Stern, Associate Director, Me’ah Classic & Select, at 617-559-8614 or