Treat yourself to Me’ah this fall at Temple Beth Shalom!
Mondays, 7:00 – 9:45 p.m.
Me’ah (Hebrew for ‘100’) is an intensive 100-hour program designed for busy adult learners. Explore core texts and ideas from the Hebrew Bible, and from the rabbinic,medieval and modern periods.
Treat yourself to remarkable learning with…
David Bernat, author of “Sign of the Covenant: Circumcision in the Priestly Traditions,” co-editor of “Religion and Violence: The Biblical Heritage” (with Jonathan Klawans, BU and previous Me’ah faculty member) and editor of the forthcoming “Sharpened Arrows: Violence in Rabbinic Discourse.” Dr. Bernat is the Jewish chaplain at Wellesley College, Babson College and Olin College of Engineering and has a visiting appointment in Judaic studies at UMass Amherst. He has been teaching in Me'ah since 1998, and led Meah's Bible/Rabbinics summer Israel tour.
“Professor Bernat is incredibly knowledgeable and truly captivating! I never thought I would find Bible study so interesting… our excellent teacher turned questions into profound learning moments.”