- time Adults of all ages
- location Synagogues and community spaces (or online during fall 2020)
- duration One semester
Fall 2020: Me’ah Select Online Offerings
|PROGRAM||COURSE TITLE||INSTRUCTOR||DATES||TIME||COST (per person)||PARTNER ORGS||REGISTER|
|Me'ah Select||The Sword and the Cross from Mexico to Argentina: Jewish Literature of Extreme Situations||Dr. Dalia Wassner||10 Thursdays, October 15 - January 7||9:30-11:30 a.m.||$325||Temple Emunah, Temple Isaiah, Lexington||Register|
|Me'ah Select||Unpacking Antisemitism: Religious Origins, Modern Forms, and Contemporary Dynamics||Dr. Jacob Meskin||10 Mondays, October 19 - December 21||7:00-9:00 p.m.||$325||Temple Emunah, Temple Isaiah, Lexington||Register|
|Me'ah Select||Sefer Melachim Alef (The First Book of Kings): The Enduring Riddle of Solomon - Nation Building and the Challenge of Continuity||Rabbi Benjamin Samuels||12 Mondays, October 19 - January 11||9:30-11:30 a.m.||$325||Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley||Register|
|Me'ah Select||Sefer Melachim Alef (The First Book of Kings): The Enduring Riddle of Solomon - Nation Building and the Challenge of Continuity||Rabbi Benjamin Samuels||12 Wednesdays, October 14 - January 13||9:30-11:30 a.m.||$325||Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley||FULL|
|Me'ah Select||Old New World: The History of Zionist Ideas||Rabbi Neal Gold||10 Tuesdays, October 13 - December 15||9:30-11:30 a.m.||$325||Temple Beth Sholom, Framingham||Register|
|Me'ah Select||L’Chayim: Bringing the Yiddish Fiddler to Life!||Amy Lieberman & Cantor Lynn Torgove||8 Mondays, October 19 - Dec 7||4:30-6:00 p.m.||$325||N/A||Register|
|Me'ah Select||Me'ah Seminar Series: Old Wine, New Vessels: A Hasidic Master Addresses Today’s Seekers||Rabbi Arthur Green||8 Mondays, October 19 - Dec 7||12:30-2:00 p.m.||$200||N/A||Register|
|Me'ah Select||Unpacking Antisemitism: Religious Origins, Modern Forms, and Contemporary Dynamics||Dr. Jacob Meskin||10 Wednesdays, October 7 - December 16||7:00-9:00 p.m.||$325||Congregation Eitz Chayim, Tremont Street Shul, Cambridge||FULL|
|Me'ah Select||Can We Integrate Tradition and Modernity? Understanding The Crucial Challenge of Modern Jewish Thought||Dr. Jacob Meskin||10 Sundays, October 18 - March 7||3:00-5:00 p.m.||$325||Worship & Study Minyan, Harvard Hillel||Register|
|Me'ah Select||The Modern Jewish Experience through the Lens of Short Stories||Dr. Jacob Meskin||10 Tuesdays, October 20 - December 22||7:00-9:00 p.m.||$350||N/A||Register|
|Me'ah Select||A Multiplicity of Voices: The Biblical Legacy of Valuing Different Perspectives||Dr. Susie Tanchel||10 Thursdays, October 22 - January 14||9:30-11:30 a.m.||$350||N/A||Register|
“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
Hebrew College is pleased to offer a wide array of online Me’ah Select courses beginning fall 2020. In this time of limited in-person contact, these “live” interactive courses taught by our excellent Me’ah faculty strive to provide both a rich intellectual experience and a sense of connection among our community of learners.
Registration will be open for most classes begins on September 15. Watch for Hebrew College’s Community Learning Newsletter in your inbox as well as announcements from partner organizations in September.
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.