Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

Baking — and Breaking Bread With Wheat

Our Traveling With Jewish Taste columnist explores the Jewish history of wheat from the Tanach to our table today

Rabbi Reflection: “Gam Zeh Ya’avor” – This Too Shall Pass

Rabbi Levi Volovik of Chabad of the Berkshires reflects on Jewish life and practice during the coronavirus crisis.

Berkshire Rabbis Reflect on Their Work During the Coronavirus Crisis

The BJV asked rabbis from our local congregations to reflect on how they have responded to the coronavirus crisis - how their work and personal lives have changed, as well as what the future might hold for the Jewish Berkshires.

Taking Comfort and Finding Strength in Our Most Human Responses to a Crisis

Dara Kaufman, the executive director of the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, shares some of the ways she has been inspired by our community's response to the coronavirus crisis.

Responding to Crisis, Leveraging Our Community’s Powers of Resilience

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires has mobilized to reach out to the community it serves, and found new ways to deliver vital services and sustain Jewish engagement. Federation is responding to the urgent needs of our most vulnerable persons and to the unprecedented daily challenges…