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. 

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Me'ah Select  Me'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.  


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Click here for a detailed description of Fall 2016 Me'ah Select classes

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.

Continue your Me'ah journey with an education trip to israel this winter, with Keshet! Keshet specializes in trips for educational groups, and has designed a group with Me'ah graduates, and the comprehensive Me'ah curriculum in mind.  Click here for more information about this special Me'ah trip to Israel in February 2017.

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