Berkshire Jewish Community Calendar

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Mar

1 2017

Lunch N’ Learn with Rabbi Gordon: “Reel Theology”

11:45AM - 1:30PM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

What religious or theological function can be performed by popular culture? To what extent can film and…

Mar

2 2017

Stories & Insights: The Ethiopian Jewish Community - Qes Efriam Zion Lawi

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community hosts Qes Efraim Zion Lawi on the Ethiopian Jewish community of…

Mar

2 2017

Conversational Hebrew Classes at Temple Anshe Amunim

6:15PM - 7:15PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Please register by contacting Esther Benari-Altmann (TAA's Education Director) at 413-442-5910 x. 12 or…

Mar

3 2017

Sacred Words: A Conversation about the Sacred Writings of Quran and Torah

10:45AM - 1:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires presents: Knosh & Knowledge Sacred Words: A Conversation about the Sacred…

Mar

3 2017

PFTY Shabbat and Dinner

5:30PM - 8:00PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Shabbat service open to the community presented by the youth group with lasagna dinner to follow. $15 per person,…

Mar

3 2017

Tisch Shabbat at Hevreh: Stories from your Bubbe's Kitchen!

6:00PM - 7:00PM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Each year we are reminded of the power of a communal table, and of the learning, sharing, and love that can be…

Mar

6 2017

Shakespeare, Shylock and Anti-Semitism - two part series

10:45AM - 1:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community series will show the film, The Merchant of Venice from 2004. Film…

Mar

8 2017

Yoga Class - Come Relax at Hevreh

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Do you want to stretch your body and your spirit?

Mar

8 2017

Let's Celebrate Purim!

4:00PM - 6:30PM  

Congregation Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Free Community Concert
David Grover and Grover's Gang

FREE and open to the entire community at 4pm
Sponsored by …

Mar

9 2017

Discussion: Shakespeare, Shylock and Anti-Semitism

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community series will host Hugh Black who will discuss James S. Shapiro's book…

Mar

9 2017

Conversational Hebrew Classes at Temple Anshe Amunim

6:15PM - 7:15PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Please register by contacting Esther Benari-Altmann (TAA's Education Director) at 413-442-5910 x. 12 or…

Mar

10 2017

Purim Shabbat Service and Dinner

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

All are invited to a musical, family-friendly Shabbat service at Temple. We will join in an energetic and uplifting…

Mar

11 2017

Hevreh presents "ESTHER A Purimspiel Musical"

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Don’t throw away YOUR SHOT to see a PURIMSPIEL THAT’S HOT! You’ll want to be in the room where it happens. …

Mar

12 2017

Come to Tiny Talmidim and Celebrate Purim!

10:15AM - 11:45AM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Tiny Talmidim is a family program, most appropriate for children aged 3 - 5.

Mar

12 2017

Purim in the Palace

12:00PM - 11:59PM  

Chabad of the Berkshires
450 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Enjoy a festive afternoon, adults and children alike and delight in the savory aromas and tastes of delicious cousine.

Mar

12 2017

Willy Wonka's Purim Carnival at Hevreh!

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Oompa loompa doompa dee do, we’ve got an awesome Purim Carnival for you!

Mar

12 2017

"There Are Jews Here"

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St
Amherst, MA 01002

More than one million American Jews live in once-thriving small towns that have seen better days. "There Are Jews Her…

Mar

13 2017

"The Process of Aging" with therapist, Maggie Bittman

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community program welcomes Maggie Bittman, therapist, as she leads and facilita…

Mar

14 2017

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

Mar

15 2017

Yoga Class - Come Relax at Hevreh

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Do you want to stretch your body and your spirit?

Mar

16 2017

Be Well Berkshires

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community hosts Morgan Ovitsky, project coordinator of Be Well Berkshires.

Mar

16 2017

Conversational Hebrew Classes at Temple Anshe Amunim

6:15PM - 7:15PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Please register by contacting Esther Benari-Altmann (TAA's Education Director) at 413-442-5910 x. 12 or…

Mar

19 2017

Film Screening: Morning at the Movies “Dough”

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

The Triplex Cinema
70 Railroad Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230

A Hevreh Confirmation Class Fundraiser

Mar

19 2017

Parent Workshop: Talking to School aged Children on Post Election Worries

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, PJ Library and the Jewish Women's Foundation present A Parent Workshop

Mar

20 2017

Silver Wellness Series and Nutrition for Seniors

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community series presents a Silver Wellness Series and Nutrition for Seniors.

Mar

20 2017

General Meeting

Mar

21 2017

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

Mar

22 2017

Yoga Class - Come Relax at Hevreh

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Do you want to stretch your body and your spirit?

Mar

23 2017

Mumbet's Walk to Freedom

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community series welcomes historical interpreter Ann-Elizabeth Barnes who will…

Mar

23 2017

Conversational Hebrew Classes at Temple Anshe Amunim

6:15PM - 7:15PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Please register by contacting Esther Benari-Altmann (TAA's Education Director) at 413-442-5910 x. 12 or…

Mar

23 2017

Hadassah Book Club

7:30PM  



MA

Meeting of Hadassah Book Club

Mar

24 2017

Guest Rabbi Bethie Miller will join us for Shabbat at Hevreh

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Rabbi Miller will help lead Shabbat Services with our Rabbi Jodie Gordon. Come help welcome her!

Mar

25 2017

Tot Shabbat at Hevreh

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Bring your little ones to sing, play, share blessings, and have a special Shabbat snack!

Mar

25 2017

Yachad Shabbat at Hevreh - Come Together With Us!

10:00AM - 12:30PM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

We’ll be joining together in prayer and song.

Mar

27 2017

The Songs We Cherish

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires Connecting with Community presents "The Songs We Cherish" with musician,…

Mar

29 2017

Yoga Class - Come Relax at Hevreh

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Do you want to stretch your body and your spirit?

Mar

29 2017

Left vs Right: The Battle for Israel's Soul

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

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

Is Israel locked in a tragic dispute between two peoples claiming the same land – or a global conflict between…

Mar

30 2017

"QiGong" with Jeffrey Gordon

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires Connecting with Community presents "QiGong - A Simple, Natural Exercise to…

Mar

30 2017

Conversational Hebrew Classes at Temple Anshe Amunim

6:15PM - 7:15PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Please register by contacting Esther Benari-Altmann (TAA's Education Director) at 413-442-5910 x. 12 or…