Berkshire Jewish Community Calendar

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Apr

1 2017

Temple Anshe Amunim Hosts a Chocolate Seder for All Ages

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

In this family-friendly event we will explore the story of the Exodus using chocolate in place of the traditional…

Apr

2 2017

Berkshire Jewish Community Good Deeds Day, April 2

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Kindred Living at Laurel Lake
600 Laurel Street
Lee, MA

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

Apr

3 2017

"The Process of Aging" with Maggie Bittman

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

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

Apr

3 2017

Winter Film Series at Hevreh: "The Band's Visit"

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

Hevreh
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

This heartwarming and poignant winner of the 2007 Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard prize is the mesmerizing…

Apr

4 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

Apr

5 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?

Apr

6 2017

Home of the Brave: When Southbury Said No to the Nazis

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 presents "Home of the Brave: When Southbury Said No to the Nazis"

Apr

6 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…

Apr

10 2017

Community Passover Seder

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires invites you and your family to the First Night Community Passover Seder

Apr

11 2017

Pesach Study and Festival Service

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Rabbi Josh will begin our Passover celebration on Tuesday morning, April 11, at 9:30 a.m. with a Torah Plus-style…

Apr

11 2017

Passover Seder with Temple Anshe Amunim

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Second Night Seder with Temple Anshe Amunim Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Details available at the Temple Office…

Apr

12 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?

Apr

13 2017

Film: When Comedy Went to School

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 screen the film, "When Comedy Went to School," written…

Apr

13 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…

Apr

17 2017

Yizkor Study and Concluding Festival Service

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

On Monday, April 17, at 9:30 a.m., Rabbi Josh will lead a Torah Plus-style exploration of the texts and rituals of…

Apr

19 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?

Apr

20 2017

Managing Stress and Your Health

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 presents Managing Stress and Your Health.

Apr

20 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…

Apr

20 2017

Welcoming the Stranger. Judaism's response to the refugee crisis.

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
53 Lois Street
North Adams, MA 01247

North Adams Synagogue Hosts Panel on Refugee Crisis Welcoming the Stranger. Judaism’s response…

Apr

23 2017

In Honor of Yom Hashoah- Jewish Survival in Albania & Kosova

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

The Berkshire Museum
39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA

Discover the remarkable and little-known story of how the Albanian people, mostly Muslims but also Christians,…

Apr

23 2017

Yom HaShoah Service

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Yom HaShoah Service at Temple Anshe Amunim

Apr

24 2017

The Butcher's Daughter: Echoes of the Shoah

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 "The Butcher's Daughter: Echoes of the Shoah" with…

Apr

25 2017

TALK | "The New American Reality," with Ilan Stavans

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St
Amherst, MA 01035

Anti-Semitism remains an inextricable part of contemporary life. In today’s America, it finds partners in unlikely …

Apr

25 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

Apr

26 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?

Apr

27 2017

Straight Answers to Gay Questions

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 hosts Ed Sedarbaum, founder of Rainbow Seniors, for "Straight…

Apr

27 2017

Project Dignity

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Sara Volovik
450 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Project Dignity
"People helping People" will be the last Thursday of the month from April through September

Apr

27 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…

Apr

27 2017

Hadassah Book Club

7:30PM - 9:30PM  



MA

Meeting of Hadassah Book Club

Apr

28 2017

Keeping it Local

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Knosh & Knowledge hosts Fredric D. Rutberg, longtime Berkshire County judge and, since May 2016, president of The…

Apr

28 2017

WRJ Special Kabbalat Shabbat Service

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Women of Reform Judaism sponsor a special Kabbalat Shabbat Service.

Apr

30 2017

Yiddish Book Center's Community Open House

10:00AM - 4:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St
Amherst, MA 01035

Join us for a day of events.

Featuring the Melinda Rosenblatt Lecture presented by Steven Zipperstein

All events are fr…

Apr

30 2017

The State of Refugees & Immigration 2017

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

The State of Refugees & Immigration 2017 with Guest Speaker: Liz Robbins, New York Times reporter on Immigration