Berkshire Jewish Community Calendar

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Dec

2 2018

Film: “The Prince and the Dybbuk”

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

The son of a poor Jewish blacksmith from Ukraine, Moshe Walks, aka Prince Michael Waszynski, was known for his…

Dec

2 2018

Chanukah Concert! With Israeli singer Sandy Shmueli!

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

Gateways Inn
51 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240

Chanukah Concert with Israeli Singer Sandy Shmueli

Hot latkes, sufganiyot, chocolate gelt, apple cider

Chanukah cra…

Dec

3 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…

Dec

4 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

Dec

4 2018

Author Talk: “Saving Mona Lisa,” with Gerri Chanel

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

"Saving Mona Lisa" tells the compelling true story of art, intrigue, and remarkable courage in the face of one of…

Dec

6 2018

Combating Poverty of the Mind

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 Combating Poverty of the Mind: Creative Exploration and…

Dec

7 2018

The Jewish World of Elvis Presley

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation program will take place at Hevreh of Southern Berkshire
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires presents: Knosh & Knowledge The Jewish World of Elvis Presley

Dec

7 2018

Young Families Chanukah Kabbalat Shabbat

4:45PM - 5:15PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Young Families Chanukah Kabbalat Shabbat with singing, blessings and snacks.

Dec

7 2018

Chanukah Shabbat Service and Dinner

5:30PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

TEMPLE ANSHE AMUNIM TO HOLD COMMUNITY CRIB AND WINTER SHABBAT DINNER

Dec

9 2018

Yachad Chanukah

10:00AM - 1:00PM  

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

Get ready for our 5th Annual Yachad Chanukah celebration. We'll have our annual Holiday Gift Wrapping Party, a Chanuk…

Dec

9 2018

Film: “The Dybbuk” (“Der Dibuk”) Newly Restored!

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Filmed on location in Poland in 1937, it brought together the best talents of Polish Jewry—script writers,…

Dec

9 2018

Celebrate Chanukah at Winterlights

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

Naumkeag
5 Prospect Hill Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262

EVENT CLOSED- FILLED TO CAPACITY. Naumkeag will be illuminated with thousands of shimmering holiday lights and…

Dec

10 2018

Bimuelos and Keftes and Gelt, Oh My!

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

"Bimuelos and Keftes and Gelt, Oh My! Chanukah Foods From Around the World with Carol Goodman Kaufman.

Dec

13 2018

Genius and The Story of the Jews - 92nd Street Y Lecture Series

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation program is being held at Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks and Simon Schama with David…

Dec

17 2018

The Interaction Between Hearing and Balance

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

"The Interaction Between Hearing and Balance" with Dr. Andrew Puttick, audiologist and owner of Greylock Audiology…

Dec

18 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

Dec

20 2018

Chair 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…

Dec

23 2018

Film: “Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas”

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

"Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas" is an offbeat, irreverent musical documentary telling the story of a group of…

Dec

24 2018

Decade of Disorder: Madeleine Albright- 92nd Street Y Lecture Series

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Decade of Disorder: Madeleine Albright in Conversation with David Miliband at this thought provoking pre-recorded…

Dec

27 2018

Jewish Identity-Truth, Fear, Hopes, Illusions- 92nd Street Y Lecture Series

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Jewish Identity: The Truths, Fear, Hopes and Illusions at this thought provoking pre-recorded talk from the renowned…

Dec

31 2018

A Day in the Life

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

"A Day in the Life...," a three part series being held on Monday, December 31, Thursday, January 24 and Thursday,…