Berkshire Jewish Community Calendar

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Mar

3 2019

Film: “GI Jews,” with director Q&A

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Through the eyes of the servicemen and women, this film brings to life the little-known story of Jews in World War…

Mar

4 2019

Moving Towards Health with Thea Basis

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 Moving Towards Health with Thea Basis. Learn and practice…

Mar

5 2019

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

7 2019

Tilda's Promise

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Through the prism of her new novel, Tilda's Promise, Jean P. Moore will explore the subjects of love, loss and new…

Mar

9 2019

TOT SHABBAT

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

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

Start your Saturday with joyful Shabbat singing,
movement, storytelling, and more! Rabbi Gordon, Rabbi
Hirsch and stu…

Mar

9 2019

The 11th Annual Purim Concert with the KI Band

7:30PM - 11:00PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd.
Pittsfield, MA 01201


Totally Radical 80’s Purim Celebration

A re-telling of the Purim story with original lyrics set to music we all k…

Mar

10 2019

Still-Life Sunday: A studio Workshop led by Ilene Spiewak, MFA

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Congregation Ahavath Sholom
15 North St
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Ilene Spiewak is a painter, therapist, and educator who has been exhibited in juried shows on the east coast. Class…

Mar

11 2019

"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…

Mar

13 2019

KI and TAA Purim Carnival held at Temple Anshe Amunim

5:00PM - 6:00PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

A family-friendly Community Purim Carnival will be held at Temple Anshe Amunim on Broad Street in Pittsfield.    …

Mar

14 2019

Construct: Celebrating 50 Years of Hope

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 welcomes Jane Ralph, Executive Director of Construct, Inc.

Mar

16 2019

Trivia Night

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

In celebration of Purim, come to Trivia Night, hosted by Steve Rogers and Kevin Pink of “Double Entendre…

Mar

17 2019

Film: “Bombshell”

2:00PM - 2:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis…

Mar

17 2019

Berkshire Hills Cabaret

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Gateways Inn
51 Walker ST
Lenox, MA 01240

Join us with entertainment, refreshments and a cash bar at the very elegant Gateways Inn in Lenox. $36 per…

Mar

18 2019

Volunteer for Humanitarian Aid and the Refugee Crisis

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

"Volunteer for Humanitarian Aid and the Refugee Crisis" with Cari Naftali.

Mar

19 2019

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

20 2019

The Megillah: A New Hope – A Star Wars Purim

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
53 Lois Street
North Adams, MA 01247

Join us for Purim at Congregation Beth Israel! This year our shul will be transformed into a Star Wars adventure. Com…

Mar

20 2019

Megillah Reading & Dinner

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd.
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Megillah Reading & Dinner
Together with Temple Anshe Amunim, we'll serve a free dinner at 5:30, then chant the story …

Mar

20 2019

HEVREH’S PERFECT PURIMSHPIEL-SHPIEL

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

HEVREH’S PERFECT PURIMSHPIEL-SHPIEL
All are invited to attend Hevreh’s 2019 confirmation class original
shpiel pr…

Mar

21 2019

Purim Shpiel: The Whole Megillah!

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 "Purim Shpiel: The Whole Megillah!."

Mar

24 2019

PURIM CARNIVALOPOLY: PASS GO, COLLECT PRIZES!

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

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

Hevreh’s annual Purim Carnival is sure to be a spectacular event complete
with thimbles, irons, and old shoes...but…

Mar

24 2019

Poetry Writing Workshop led by Barbara Janoff Ph.D

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Congregation Ahavath Sholom
15 North St
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Barbara Janoff Ph.D. is an associate professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New…

Mar

25 2019

Pittsfield House of Correction - An Inside Look

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 Al Bianchi, an 18 year veteran of the Berkshire County…

Mar

27 2019

Itzhak Perlman in Conversation with Alan Alda-92nd Street Y Lecture Series

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Kimball Farms
235 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240

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

Mar

28 2019

Prosecution in the 21st Century

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents "Prosecution in the 21st Century" with Berkshire County…

Mar

29 2019

H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds

10:45AM - 1:00PM  

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

Knosh & Knowledge H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds

Mar

30 2019

Film: “Promise at Dawn”

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Based on his autobiographical novel, this epic drama tells the romantic story of famous French novelist Romain Gary.

Mar

31 2019

The Great Berkshire Matzah Bake

10:30AM - 1:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
53 Lois Street
North Adams, MA 01247

Please join us for the Great Berkshire Matzah Bake, a hands-on FREE workshop

10:30-11:30 Families with younger child…