Berkshire Jewish Community Calendar

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Apr

2 2018

Chair Yoga: Easy Yoga for Flexibility, Mobility and Peace of Mind

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event takes place at Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents Chair Yoga: Easy Yoga for Flexibility, Mobility and Peace…

Apr

3 2018

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires' Executive Committee Meeting

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires
196 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires' Executive Committee Meeting

Apr

3 2018

Meet Me at the Intersection of Trans & Jewish Identity

4:15PM - 9:00PM  

Williams College
24 Stetson Court (4:15pm Book Reading)
39 Chapin Hall Drive (7pm Lecture)
Williamstown, MA 01267

Professor Joy Ladin, the first and still only openly transgender employee of an Orthodox Jewish institution, will…

Apr

5 2018

The What? Why? How? of Prayer

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event will be held at Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents "The What? Why? How? of Prayer"

Apr

8 2018

FILM | "Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women"

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

The story of six of the greatest female comic performers of the last century, hosted by four of today’s funniest…

Apr

8 2018

Film screening "My Italian Secret" in Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

The Berkshire Museum
39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA

Film screening "My Italian Secret" in Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

Apr

9 2018

20th Century Jewish Russian Immigration

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event takes place at Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents "20th Century Jewish Russian Immigration" with author…

Apr

11 2018

The Nature of Faith - 92nd Street Y Lecture Series

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Kimball Farms
235 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, in collaboration with Kimball Farms, will screen thought provoking pre-recorded…

Apr

12 2018

Global Perspectives and Community Conversations; Beyond Genocide

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event takes place at Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community commemorates Yom HaShoah with Amy Fagin

Apr

13 2018

Symphony on Fire: Spiritual Resistance During the Holocaust

10:45AM - 1:00PM  

This Federation event will be held at Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires presents: Knosh & Knowledge "Symphony on Fire: Spiritual Resistance During…

Apr

15 2018

Community Mitzvah Day, April 15

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Pine Hill Assisted Living at Kimball Farms
235 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240

Join the Berkshire Jewish Community, along with volunteers from around the world, in a day of service on Sunday,…

Apr

15 2018

FILM | "Holy Land Hardball"

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Boston bagel maker Larry Baras wanted to create a pro baseball league in Israel. His idea was met with incredulity…

Apr

15 2018

Fred Lafer Memorial Lecture: The State of Jewish America in 2018

4:00PM - 7:30PM  

Hevreh of Southern Berkshire
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Each year, in honor of the memory and legacy of Fred Lafer, Hevreh hosts a lecture that addresses the current opportu…

Apr

16 2018

Screening of "Creating Harmony: The Displaced Persons' Orchestra"

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event takes place at Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community will screen the film Creating Harmony: The Displaced Persons'…

Apr

19 2018

Spirituality of Aging: 5 Session Course & Conversation About Life & Death

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event takes place at Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents "The Spirituality of Aging: 5 Session Course &…

Apr

20 2018

Knesset Israel Shirei Shabbat

5:30PM - 8:30PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd.
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Service: 5:30pm
Dinner: 6:30 pm, $20 per adult

Apr

23 2018

"The Process of Aging" with Maggie Bittman

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event will be held at Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Connecting with Community program welcomes Maggie Bittman, therapist, as she leads and facilitates a group…

Apr

23 2018

Auditions for A Bintel Brief - A Staged and Rehearsed Reading

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd.
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Cast: goal of 6-10 readers, mixed genders and ages(including teens)

Auditions: The director, Carol Russof, is look…

Apr

24 2018

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires' Board of Directors Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires
196 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires' Board of Directors Meeting

Apr

25 2018

Dr. Ruth: The Doctor Is In - 92nd Street Y Lecture Series

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Kimball Farms
235 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, in collaboration with Kimball Farms, will screen thought provoking pre-recorded…

Apr

26 2018

Current Affairs: Contemporary American and International Politics

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event will be held at Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents "Current Affairs: Topics in Contemporary American and…

Apr

26 2018

Hadassah book club

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

various local homes to be announced

MA

Monthly book club meeting

Apr

27 2018

Yom Ha’atzmaut Kabbalat Shabbat and Seder

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

On Friday, April 27th at 5:30 p.m., Temple Anshe Amunim invites the community to join in a celebration for…

Apr

29 2018

Community Open House at the Yiddish Book Center

10:00AM - 4:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

11 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Guided public tours of the Yiddish Book Center 11 a.m. Talk: "From Chagall to Diego…

Apr

29 2018

Mixtape Live Show - 70 Years of Israeli Life Through Its Music

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

UMASS Integrated Learning Center
650 North Pleasant Street
Amherst,

Join the Jewish Federation of the Berkshire on a road trip to UMASS Amherst for a dazzling musical journey through…

Apr

29 2018

“Saturday Night at the Movies”

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd.
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Cinema at Knesset Israel :

Frank vs. God: Jewish lawyer sues heaven against “An Act of God”

The technical d…

Apr

30 2018

Our Dogs Understand Hebrew

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event takes place at Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents "Our Dogs Understand Hebrew"