meah logoMe'ah: Intensive Adult Learning Programs to cultivate your mind and feed your soul

  • Study with instructors who are accomplished Judaic scholars and master-teachers
  • Gain understanding and insight into Jewish texts, thought, history and culture
  • Engage with Adult Learners of all ages and backgrounds to develop a learning community
  • Choose the class style that best fits your schedule and interests


Me'ah Classic: A two-year journey of Adult Learning, comprised of 100 hours of class time (Me'ah is Hebrew for the number 100) through the narrative of the Jewish people from ancient times to present. Participants delve into core texts and delve deeply into the history of four key eras-Biblical, Rabbinic, Medieval and Modern- to build a foundation of knowledge and greater meaning. New Me'ah Classic classes will begin in October of 2017 in locations throughout the Boston area. Contact us for more information at meah@hebrewcollege.edu.

We warmly welcome you to join us for a "Taste of Me'ah," on September 18, 7-8:30 pm at Hebrew College, 160 Herrick Road, Newton MA 02459.  We will spend time learning with one of our gifted and experienced Me'ah instructors, there will be time to ask questions, and enjoy hearing about what it means to be a Me'ah student. Please RSVP to meah@hebrewcollege.edu.  

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Me'ah SelectMe'ah Select classes are a ten or twelve-week, 1 semester, in-depth exploration of a specific theme, text, personality or slice of Jewish history using our outstanding Me'ah faculty from the greater Boston area. Participants gain a variety of perspectives on the topic area and gain an understanding of its significance in the past and its meaning for contemporary Jewish life. Click on the button below for more information about our many fantastic Fall 2017 classes!

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Me'ah Online Journey Through the Bible- A ten-week online learning experience with a world-class Bible expert, Dr. Marc Brettler.  This class offers the outstanding faculty and comprehensive curriculum that are the hallmarks of the Me'ah program, combined with the flexibility of distance-learning.  

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No prior formal Jewish education or knowledge of Hebrew is required for Me'ah classes, we welcome all interested students.  Generous Financial Aid is available. Please contact our office to have a confidential conversation.

We offer refunds for tuition only after the first class.  Contact our office if this is a concern.

Me'ah programs are an initiative of Hebrew College, with generous support and funding from Combined Jewish Philanthropies.  


Sara Riedner Brown
Associate Director, Me'ah