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Me'ah Classic - 2018

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We have an exciting learning opportunity in development for next year in the Metrowest Boston community.  Hebrew College, CJP, Temple Beth Sholom and Metrowest Day School are partnering to offer a Me’ah Classic class on Thursday nights at Temple Beth Sholom, beginning October 11, 2018.  

Me’ah Classic is Boston’s celebrated adult Jewish learning program which covers the span of Jewish literature and history from Biblical times, through the age of the Rabbis, through Medieval to Modern times.  It is an intellectual tour de force that makes sophisticated and deep Jewish study accessible to the adult learner and endows its graduates with a thorough Jewish literacy. It is 20 sessions per year over the course of two years led by some of Boston’s best Jewish studies instructors.  Click here for more information about the Me’ah Classic curriculum.

We have offered Me’ah in Metrowest Boston four times in the past and we are excited to support this effort for this fall-there are also other classes which will begin this fall, should this day and time not work for you, click here for other sites and locations for this fall.  There is financial aid available for classes, please contact Sara Brown, Director of Me’ah programs for more details.

Here are some important class details:

New Me’ah Classic class: Temple Beth Sholom/Beth Am, Framingham, MA
Class meets Thursdays, 7:45-9:45 pm starting October 11, 2018

  • Fall semester schedule for "Bible" with Rabbi Leonard Gordon: October 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 29; December 6, 13, 20; January 3, 17, 24 (Please note: No class on November 15 or 22, December 27 and January 10. January 31 reserved for snow/sick day.)
  • Winter semester schedule for "Rabbinics" with Rabbi Natan Margalit: January 31, February  7, 14, 28; March 7, 14, 28; April 4, 11; May 2, 9, 16. (Please note: No class on February 21, March 21, April 18 and 25. May 23 and 30 reserved for snow/sick days.

Youth Scholarship Application and Information

Through the generosity of Temple Beth Am families, scholarships are available to assist our Temple youth attendThrough the generosity of Temple Beth Am families, scholarships are available to assist our Temple youth attend Jewish camps, participate in NFTY leadership institutes, travel to Israel, and support college and university studies.Full descriptions of these funds can be found on the “giving” segment of Temple Beth Am’s website.  http://www.tempbetham.org/fundraising/index.htm.


The deadline for the Annual Scholarship Dinner is April 1, 2018.    Download the application

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