meah logoMe'ah: Intensive and engaging college-level Adult Learning programs for all

  • 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 new community
  • Choose the class style (Me'ah Classic, Me'ah Select) that best fits your schedule and learning interests-so many options for learners!


Me'ah Classic: A two-year journey of Adult Learning, comprised of 100 hours, (Me'ah is Hebrew for the number 100) through the narrative of the Jewish people from ancient times to present. Participants delve into original, core texts and discuss and reflect deeply into the history and thought of four key eras- Biblical, Rabbinic, Medieval and Modern- to build a foundation of knowledge and greater meaning.  Me'ah Classic is truly a transformational Adult Learning experience.

New Me'ah Classic classes begin each Fall in locations throughout the Greater Boston area. Please contact us for more information at meah@hebrewcollege.edu, and review our currciulum description for more information.

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Me'ah SelectMe'ah Select classes are 1 semester, in-depth exploration of a specific theme, text, personality or slice of Jewish history, all led by our outstanding Me'ah faculty. Taught at the college level, but without papers and assignments, you will dig deeply and gain new perspectives into fascinating topics ranging from Jewish cooking, to Israeli short stories, a history of Hasidism, to Zionism and Israel. Click below to learn more about our Winter and Spring 2018 classes throughout the Greater Boston area!

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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 of all faiths. 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
Director, Me'ah