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Oct

4 2018

Screening of documentary Eleanor Roosevelt

10:45AM - 1:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community will screen the documentary Eleanor Roosevelt. It is said that "she…

Oct

7 2018

Film: “In A Dark Wood”

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

"In A Dark Wood" charts the path of composer Mathew Rosenblum’s Lament/Witches’ Sabbath, a highly personal concerto…

Oct

8 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…

Oct

9 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

Oct

11 2018

A Bintel Brief - A Staged Reading

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community program presents "A Bintel Brief: A Staged Reading." with excerpts…

Oct

15 2018

Jewish Germany - Its History and Legacy

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 "Jewish Germany - Its History and Legacy."

Oct

18 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…

Oct

19 2018

Interreligious Illiteracy

10:45AM - 1:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires presents: Knosh & Knowledge Interreligious Illiteracy

Oct

19 2018

Shirei Shabbat honoring Ed Udel

5:30PM - 8:30PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd.
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Shirei Shabbat honoring Ed Udel for being a past president

Oct

21 2018

Yiddish Book Center Community Open House

10:00AM - 4:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

A day of events for the whole family, featuring a talk with David Mazower, a Yiddish print shop demonstration, a…

Oct

22 2018

The Sunday Strummers Ukulele Ensemble

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community welcomes The Sunday Strummers Ukulele Ensemble.

Oct

25 2018

Music as Midrash

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 "Music as Midrash" with Rabbi Liz P.G. Hirsch of Temple…

Oct

28 2018

Author Talk | “Whitechapel Noise,” with Vivi Lachs

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

“Whitechapel Noise" tells the story of London’s Yiddish popular culture through an historical lens. Lachs provides a…

Oct

28 2018

Reading of a new one act play, "The Concert", written by Linda Josephs

4:00PM - 5:30PM  

Congregation Ahavath Sholom
15 North St
Great Barrington, MA 01230

The play will feature actors Deann Halper and Gail Ryan. There will be a talk back with the actors and playwright fol…

Oct

29 2018

Love Shouldn't Hurt

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 "Love Shouldn't Hurt: Responding to Relational Violence in…