Me'ah

Me’ah, sponsored by Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) is the oldest Adult Learning program at Hebrew College. Me’ah (Hebrew for 100) offers three tracks of learning experiences, all led by outstanding faculty:

  • Me’ah Classic (100 hours of learning over two years)
  • Me’ah Select (an in-depth one-semester learning experience)
  • Me’ah Online (a flexible distance learning experience).
  • Taste of Me’ah (a free session to meet one of our instructors, experience a sample lesson, and learn about Me’ah).

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me-ah
  • time Adults of all ages
  • location Synagogues and community spaces (Me'ah Classic and Select); or online (Me'ah Online)
  • duration Me'ah Classic (100 hours over two years);
    Me'ah Select (10-12 sessions over one semester);
    Me'ah Online (Flexible)
Register for A Taste of Me’ah

Me’ah Classic classes begin each Fall at various locations throughout Greater Boston. Choose your location and register below.

Temple Sinai, Brookline, MA

Time: Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm, beginning October 23, 2019.

  • Fall semester schedule for “Bible” with Rabbi Neal Gold: October 23, 30; November 6, 13, 20; December 4, 11, 18; January 8, 15.  Snow/sick days: January 22, 29.
  • Winter semester schedule for “Rabbinics” with Rabbi Micha’el Rosenberg: February 5, 12, 26; March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 1, 22, 29; May 6. Snow/sick days May 13, 20.

 

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Hebrew College, Newton, MA

Time: Mondays, 7:00-9:30 pm, beginning October 28, 2019.

  • Fall semester schedule for “Bible” with Dr. Lynne Heller: October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 25; December 9, 16, 23; January 6, 13. Snow/sick days January 27 and February 3.

 

  • Winter semester schedule for “Rabbinics” with Rabbi Noah Cheses: February 10, 24; March 16, 23, 30; April 6, 27; May 4, 11, 18. Snow/sick days: June 1, 8.

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Hebrew College, Newton, MA

Time: Tuesdays, 9:45 am – 12:15 pm, beginning September 17, 2019.

  • Fall semester schedule for “Bible” with Rabbi Leonard Gordon D. Min.: September 17, 24; October 29; November 5, 12, 19; December 3, 10, 17; January 7. Snow/sick days January 14 and 21.
  • Winter semester schedule for “Rabbinics” with Dr. David Bernat:January 28; February 4, 11; March 3, 17, 24, 31; April 10. Snow/sick days: April 28; May 5.

 

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Congregation Eitz Chayim, Cambridge, MA

Time: Mondays, 7:15-9:45 pm, beginning September 9, 2019.

  • Fall semester schedule for “Medieval” with Dr. Shari Lowin: September 9, 16, 23; October 7, 28; November 4, 11, 18, 25; December 2 or 23. Snow/sick day: January 6.

 

  • Winter semester schedule for “Modern” with Rabbi Leonard Gordon, D. Min.: January 27; February 3, 10, 24; March 2, 16, 23, 30; April 6, 27. Snow/sick days: May 4, 11.

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Ma’ayan/Congregation Shaarei Tefillah, Newton, MA

Time: Mondays, 7:00 – 9:30 pm, beginning October 28, 2019.

  • Fall semester schedule for “Medieval” with Dr. Alan Verskin: October 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3, 10, 17.October 28; November 4, 11, 18. 25; December 2, 9; January 6, 13, 20. Snow/sick day: January 27.

 

  • Winter semester schedule for “Modern” with Dr. Jacob Meskin: Full schedule will be forthcoming.

>>Registration coming soon


MetroWest Collaborative (Temple Beth Am, Temple Beth Sholom, Temple Israel, MetroWest Jewish day school), Hosted at Temple Beth Sholom, Framingham, MA

Time: Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:30 pm. beginning September 19, 2019.

  • Fall semester schedule for “Medieval” with Dr. Rachel Greenblatt: September 19, 26; October 4, 24, 31; November 14, 21; December 5, 12, 19. Snow/sick day January 9. (Some of these dates may be subject to change.)
  • Winter semester schedule for “Modern” with Rabbi Neal Gold: January 16, 23, 30: February 6, 13, 27; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2. Sick/snow days April 23, 30.

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Temple Emanuel, Newton, MA

Time: Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:30 pm, beginning September 10, 2019.

  • Fall semester schedule for “Medieval” with Rabbi Benjamin Samuels: September 10, 17, 24; October 29; November 5, 12, 19, December 3, 10, 17; Sick/snow days January 7, 10.

 

  • Winter semester schedule for “Modern” with Dr. Simon Rabinovitch: January 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11, 25; March 3, 17, 24, 31. Snow/sick days: April 7, 21.

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Discover the amazing program that provides adults of all backgrounds with a foundation in Jewish culture and civilization. During this free “Taste” you will meet with one of our stellar instructors, enjoy a sample lesson, and learn all about the Me’ah journey.

Two options for a “Taste” of Me’ah

Temple Sinai, Brookline
50 Sewall Avenue
Date: Wednesday, May 22
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Please RSVP (Registration is free).

 

Hebrew College
160 Herrick Road
Date: Tuesday, May 28
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Please RSVP (Registration is free).

Questions? Contact meah@hebrewcollege.edu, or Sara Brown, Director of Me’ah, at 617-559-8708.

Want to learn more about Me’ah?

If you need additional information or have questions about registration, please contact Sara Brown, Director, Me’ah Classic & Select, at 617-559-8708 or meah@hebrewcollege.edu.