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Apr

1 2019

Together We Create Beauty

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Through a combination of stories and visual images, Judaic artist Nancy Katz and Master Craftsman Mark Liebowitz…

Apr

2 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

Apr

2 2019

Films: “Isaac Singer’s Nightmare and Mrs. Pupko’s Beard”

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Intimate, poignant interviews and exclusive archival footage combine to portray the unknown story of an author who…

Apr

4 2019

The Passover Exodus: A Contemporary Reconsideration

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 "The Passover Exodus: Ten Plagues and the Parting of the Red…

Apr

5 2019

Young Families Kabbalat Shabbat

5:00PM - 5:30PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Join Rabbi Liz and other young families for singing, blessings, and snacks! After the event, all are welcome to…

Apr

5 2019

PFTY SHABBAT AND LASAGNA DINNER

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Shabbat service open to the community presented by the Temple's youth group with lasagna dinner to follow. Shabbat…

Apr

5 2019

SING IT! GUEST SERMON FROM REV. ERIK Shabbat Service

6:15PM - 8:15PM  

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

Rev. Erik Karas is the Pastor and Rector of Christ Trinity Church in Sheffield. Christ Trinity is a combined
Episcopa…

Apr

6 2019

Lunch and Learn with Elizabeth Orenstein

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd.
Pittsfield, MA 01201

“See my works, how fine and excellent they are. All I have created, I created for you, so please take good care of …

Apr

7 2019

From Soup to Nuts: A Passover Program

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Families Together FROM SOUP TO NUTS: A PASSOVER PROGRAM S U N D A Y , A P R I L 7 , 1 0 A M - 1 2 P M at K N E…

Apr

7 2019

Let's Bake Bagels!

11:00AM - 12:30PM  

Great Barrington Bagel
777 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230

pre-Passover bagel bake

Apr

7 2019

Short Film Showcase

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

An afternoon of food shorts.

Apr

7 2019

“I’ve Always wanted to Act" a workshop offered by Linda Josephs

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Congregation Ahavath Sholom
15 North St
Great Barrington, MA 02130

Linda Josephs has been involved in theatre her entire life. After moving to the Berkshires in 1988 she joined Mixed…

Apr

8 2019

Seuss in Springfield

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 "Seuss in Springfield"

Apr

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…

Apr

11 2019

Current Affairs

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."

Apr

12 2019

It's Now or Never

10:45AM - 1:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires presents: Knosh & Knowledge It's Now or Never with Abby Schroeder

Apr

14 2019

Film: “Remember Baghdad: Iraq's Last Jews Tell the Story of Their Country”

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Five families from the Jewish community look back on a scarcely imaginable time in Baghdad: Iraq was booming, it was…

Apr

19 2019

Community Passover Seder

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

This Federation event will be held at 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

20 2019

CAS Second Night Community Seder

5:30PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Ahavath Sholom
15 North Street
P.O. Box 464
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Rabbi Barbara Cohen will lead the Seder using the "Night of Questions" Haggadah. As we celebrate this beloved ritual,…

Apr

20 2019

Passover Seder with Temple Anshe Amunim

5:30PM - 8:00PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Open to temple members and the community at large. We will share traditional and innovative texts, melodies, and a…

Apr

20 2019

Second Night Seder

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

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

Our Seder is catered by Simon’s Catering. Pre-paid reservations are required by Sunday, April 14 Adults: $40,…

Apr

20 2019

Second Night Community Seder 5779

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
53 Lois Street
North Adams, MA 01247

Join us at Congregation Beth Israel (53 Lois Street, North Adams) on Saturday, April 20th starting at 6pm as we…

Apr

23 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

Apr

25 2019

Easy Chair Yoga for Flexibility, Mobility and Peace of 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 Chair Yoga with instructor Linda Novick.

Apr

28 2019

Community Open House at the Yiddish Book Center

10:00AM - 4:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

A day of events featuring the 2019 Melinda Rosenblatt Lecture with Pamela Nadell, an exhibit opening, tours, and more.

Apr

29 2019

The German Jewish Experience

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 "The German Jewish Experience with David Levinson, PhD.