Berkshire Jewish Community Calendar

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Jun

2 2019

Studio Tour of Michael Strassfeld's Jewish Memorabilia

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Home of Michael Strassfeld

A Studio Tour of Michael Strassfeld's collection of Jewish Memorabilia

Jun

3 2019

Useful Ideas in Finance

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

Following on the heels of this well-attended series in previous years, this discussion group will again focus on pers…

Jun

3 2019

Familiar Songs and Their Unfamiliar Stories

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 "Familiar Songs and Their Unfamiliar Stories."

Jun

6 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…

Jun

6 2019

DISCUSSION: Operating a Berkshires newspaper in a changing environment.

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

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

Thursday, June 6, 4 pm Fred Rutberg, president and publisher of the Berkshire Eagle, and Executive Editor Kevin Moran…

Jun

7 2019

L’Hitraot and Toda Raba to Student Cantor Shani Cohen

5:45PM - 7:45PM  

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

For the last two years, Shani Cohen has served as our student cantor. We are so grateful for the gifts she has brough…

Jun

8 2019

Shavuot & Confirmation

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

Join us for Shavuot and help honor our Confirmation students and their families as we celebrate with words of Torah, …

Jun

9 2019

Common Ground: A celebration of Jazz and Jewish music

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Renowned jazz singer Wanda Houston and clarinetist Paul Green will present a program that fuses jazz and Jewish music…

Jun

11 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

Jun

12 2019

Tanglewood Shabbat

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Tanglewood
297 West Street
Lenox, MA 01240

Join us for a special gathering on the lawn at Tanglewood. Look for the blue and white balloons in the middle of the …

Jun

13 2019

The Maggid: Divine Sparks and Tales of the Baal Shem Tov

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 Maggid: Divine Sparks and Tales of the Baal Shem Tov."

Jun

14 2019

Shabbat Across the Berkshires 2019

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Anshe Amunim
26 Broad Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Join with the Berkshire Jewish Community as we welcome Shabbat together

Jun

15 2019

Hevreh Hits the Farmer’s Market

8:00AM - 10:00AM  

Great Barrington Farmers Market
Church Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Come for the veggies, stay for Shabbat. Stop by the Hevreh booth at the Great Barrington Farmer's Market to partake i…

Jun

16 2019

Film: “Beating the Odds: The Al Rosen Story”

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

After an early childhood in South Florida in which he suffered from severe asthma attacks, Al Rosen emerged as one…

Jun

17 2019

Useful Ideas in Finance

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

Following on the heels of this well-attended series in previous years, this discussion group will again focus on pers…

Jun

17 2019

On-site Tour Through Blue Q's Pop Culture

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Blue Q
103 Hawthorne Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Taking it on the road for this on-site tour of Blue-Q

Jun

18 2019

79th Annual Meeting - Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Stable at The Mount
2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240

Celebrating Our Work Together - 79th Annual Meeting Desserts on the Patio - Board Election - Simkin Schiller…

Jun

20 2019

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…

Jun

20 2019

America the Great? With Steven J. Rubin

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

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

Has America ever been “great”? We will be evaluating various categories by which we measure our standard of livin…

Jun

21 2019

PJ Library Families "Moooove" On In to Summer

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

High Lawn Farm
535 Summer Street
Lee, MA 01238

"Cool Summer Kickoff."

Jun

21 2019

Jewish Women's Foundation Brunch and Annual Meeting

11:30AM - 2:00PM  

Crissey Farm
426 Stockbridge Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Berkshires is celebrating 10 years!

Special Honoree:  Jane Glaser, Foundation Fo…

Jun

23 2019

Hevreh Goes to the Movies: Heading Home: The Story of Team Israel

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Triplex
70 Railroad St
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Join us at the Triplex for our annual summer movie morning! “Heading Home” is a stirring story of sports, patriot…

Jun

24 2019

Exploring Jewish Humor - 3 part series

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 "Exploring Jewish Humor" with Yiddish scholar, Dick Macht, PhD.

Jun

24 2019

Harvey Granat: The Jewish Composers who Created the Great American Songbook

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

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

Harvey Granat, popular singer/entertainer/music historian takes us to the start of the American songbook with a live…

Jun

25 2019

The Game of Life—and Death

6:00PM - 11:59PM  

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

“Hello” is a conversation game about living and dying and what matters most. Hevreh is sponsoring two opportuniti…

Jun

27 2019

Becoming the Protagonist in Your Third Act

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents "Don't Die Till You're Dead: Becoming the Protagonist in Your…

Jun

27 2019

Forty Years in the Wilderness: My Journey to Authentic Living

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Thursday, June 27-Sunday, June 30 Multi-day presentation Co-sponsored by Congregation Beth Israel, Temple Anshe…

Jun

28 2019

The Jews of Palestine in World War II

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Knosh & Knowledge Choosing Enemies: The Jews of Palestine in World War II

Jun

30 2019

Film: “Good Thoughts, Good Words, Good Deeds: The Conductor Zubin Mehta”

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Conductor Zubin Mehta is most identified by his affiliation with Israel since Mehta has developed strong ties with…