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.

“Ben Zoma said: Who is wise? One who learns from every person, as it is said: ‘From all who taught me have I gained understanding’ “ (Psalms 119:99) Pirke Avot 4:1

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  • time Adults of all ages
  • location Online and In-person for 2022-2023
  • duration One semester
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2022 Fall Semester

Tips for Registration

To register for a single class, click on the register link provided below. Make sure to read the instructions at the bottom of the registration page before hitting submit. Your registration is not complete until you have completed the payment and credit card screens. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and e-checks and a 4% convenience fee will be applied.


Class Cancellations and Refunds
  • All cancellations prior to the start of a Hebrew College Adult Learning class will be refunded in full (less a 4% credit card processing fee).
  • After the first session, a $50 administrative fee (and 4% credit card processing fee) will be deducted from the refund.
  • No refunds will be made for withdrawals after the second session.
  • For extenuating circumstances, including requests for withdrawal after the second session, please contact
  • Credit card processing fees apply to all transactions, regardless of the time of withdrawal.
Question or More Info

To inquire about financial aid contact Terri Russell, Me’ah co-director at


Daf YomiLayah LipskerOnline via ZoomMondays & Thursdays 9-9:45 a.m.9/19, 9/22, 9/29, 10/3, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/24, 10/27, 10/31, 11/3, 11/7, 11/10, 11/14, 11/17, 11/21, 11/28, 12/1, 12/5, 12/8, 12/12, 12/15, 12/19, 12/22, 1/2,1/5Read course description$380Hebrew College Register now
Love and Marriage in Rabbinic Tales of the TalmudRabbi Rachel AdelmanOnline via ZoomWednesdays, 7-9 p.m.10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 1/4Read course description$380The Cambridge CollaborativeCOURSE IS FULL
Beyond Statehood: How Early Zionism Transformed Jewish Life & CultureRabbi Neal Gold Online via ZoomThursdays, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.10/27,11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22, 1/5, 1/12Read course description$380Temple Beth Sholom, FraminghamRegister now
Crisis and Confrontation: Historical Encounters Between Judaism and PhilosophyDr. Jacob Meskin Online via ZoomSundays, 3-5 p.m.10/23, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18, 1/8, 1/22, 2/5, 2/26, 3/12Read course description$380Harvard Worship & Study MinyanRegister now

MONDAY: The Biblical Book of Judges: Leadership Amidst LawlessnessRabbi Benjamin SamuelsOnline via ZoomMondays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2Read course description$380Temple Beth Elohim, WellesleyRegister now
WEDNESDAY: The Biblical Book of Judges: Leadership Amidst LawlessnessRabbi Benjamin SamuelsIn person at Temple Beth Elohim, WellesleyWednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 1/4, 1/11Read course description$380Temple Beth Elohim, WellesleyRegister now
TUESDAY: The Diverse Cultures of Contemporary Israel: Exploring A Multiplicity of Identities Through Story and Film  Dr. Jacob MeskinOnline via ZoomTuesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20, 1/3Read course description$380The Lexington Collaborative: Temple Emunah and Temple Isaiah Register now
Profiles in Leadership and Resilience: Exploring Biblical, Rabbinic & Jewish Historical PersonalitiesRabbi Benjamin SamuelsOnline via ZoomThursdays, 7-9 p.m.10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22 Read course description$304Congregation B’nai Torah of SudburyRegister now
Tradition on the Screen, Part 1: Divergent Images of Jewish Traditional Life in FilmDr. Jacob Meskin Online via ZoomWednesdays, 7-9 p.m.11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7Read course description$190Hebrew CollegeRegister now


We are delighted that you are interested in studying with Hebrew College’s Adult Learning program and look forward to your joining our learning community.  Guided by our commitment to the values of derekh eretz (ethical living), shmirat halashon (guarding of language), and kavod habri’ot (respect of all people), we expect Hebrew College Adult Learning students to participate in our classes in a respectful manner, and be mindful of the time and learning needs of other students and instructors during in-person and remote learning.

Me’ah Select students

“Cannot tell you have much I appreciate the opportunity to enroll in Me’ah and Me’ah Select.  It certainly makes being home by myself a great deal easier.”  

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

Learn about Me’ah Classic

Hebrew College also offers 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.

Contact Us

For more details about these online classes, visit here! Questions?

Want to learn more about Me’ah?

If you need additional information or have questions about registration, please contact Marilyn Stern, co-associate director of Me’ah, at