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Me'ah

Me’ah, supported by 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:

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  • 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.

Year One Locations: 2019-20

Brookline Collaborative — meets at Temple Sinai in the fall, and Temple Beth Zion in the winter/spring, Brookline, MA

Time: Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm, beginning October 23, 2019. Tuition is $675; financial aid is available.

  • 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.

>>Register

Hebrew College, Newton, MA

The Monday evening class has been cancelled.

The Tuesday morning class will meet 9:45 am – 12:15 pm, beginning October 29, 2019. Tuition is $675; financial aid is available.

  • Fall semester schedule for “Bible” with Rabbi Leonard Gordon D. Min.: October 29; November 5, 12, 19; December 3, 10, 17; January 7, 14, 21. Snow/sick day: January 28.
  • Winter semester schedule for “Rabbinics” with Dr. David Bernat: February 4, 11, 25; March 3, 17, 24, 31; April 7, 21, 28. Snow/sick days: May 5, 12.

>>Register

Year Two Locations: 2019-20

Congregation Eitz Chayim, Cambridge, MA

Time: Mondays, 7:15-9:45 pm, beginning September 16, 2019 (please note this change in starting date).
Tuition is $675; financial aid is available.

  • Fall semester schedule for “Medieval” with Dr. Shari Lowin: September 16, 23; October 7, 28; November 4, 11, 18, 25; December 2; January 6. Snow/sick day: January 13.
  • 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.

>>Register


Ma’ayan/Congregation Shaarei Tefillah, Newton, MA

Time: Mondays, 7:00 – 9:30 pm, beginning October 28, 2019.Tuition is $600 for members, $700 for non-members; financial aid is available.

  • Fall semester schedule for “Medieval” with Dr. Alan Verskin: 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: February 3, 10, 24; March 2, 16, 23, 30; April 20, 27; May 4. Snow/sick days: May 11, 18.

>>Register here or download this form and return it to the Ma’ayan office


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. Tuition is $600; financial aid is available.

  • Fall semester schedule for “Medieval” with Dr. Rachel Greenblatt: September 19, 26; October 3, 17, 24, 31; November 7, 14, 21; December 5, 12. Snow/sick days: December 19, January 9.
  • 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.

>>Register


Temple Emanuel, Newton, MA

Time: Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:30 pm, beginning September 10, 2019. Tuition is $650 for members, $700 for non-members; financial aid is available.

  • 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, 14.
  • 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.

>>Register

"Taste of Me'ah" Information Sessions

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.

A “Taste” of Me’ah

Temple Sinai, Brookline
50 Sewall Avenue
Date: Wednesday, May 22
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

 

Hebrew College
160 Herrick Road
Date: Tuesday, May 28
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

 

Hebrew College
160 Herrick Road
Date: Thursday, September 12
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Hebrew College
160 Herrick Road
Date: Thursday, September 12
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

>Register

 

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 Marilyn Stern, Associate Director, Me’ah Classic & Select, at 617-559-8614 or meah@hebrewcollege.edu.