Me’ah Select: Eight Essential Jewish Thinkers

October 27, 2019 Cambridge $350.00
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Modernity introduced decisive changes into the lives of Jews. “Eight Essential Jewish Thinkers: A User-Friendly Guide to Modern Jewish Thought” offers a hands-on and clear introduction to the most important Jewish thinkers and how they approach the question of modern Jewish existence.

We will address issues including the origins of anti-Semitism, the place of Jews in modern western societies, the relevance of Talmudic thinking to modern life, the ultimate meaning and importance of Zionism, and the psychological implications of Judaism. With instructor Dr. Jacob Meskin.

This 10-week course will meet on alternating Sundays from Oct. 27 to March 22 (except for holidays). For financial aid and other questions, contact

Me’ah Select is a one-semester, in-depth exploration of a specific theme, text, personality or slice of Jewish history, taught at the college level but without papers and assignments. It is led by outstanding instructors from the Me’ah Classic faculty.

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Sunday, October 27, 2019, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Harvard Hillel
52 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138
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$350.00 per adult

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