Berkshire Jewish Community Calendar

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Jul

1 2022

Great Ideas Series - featuring Dr. Andrew Rehfeld

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

 

Great Ideas Series - featuring Dr. Andrew Rehfeld, President of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

Jul

6 2022

Join Federation, in collaboration with the JFNA National Women's Philanthropy and the Jewish Book Council, for this …

Jul

7 2022

Kita Bet Plus

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

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

 

Adult Hebrew class with Rabbi Jodie Gordon.

Jul

7 2022

CATA: Nurturing Inclusion Through the Arts with Margaret Keller

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Please note:  Proof of vaccination for those eligible is required.  Masking protocols subject to change.

Join us f…

Jul

7 2022

YIDSTOCK CONCERT | Cantor Yaakov Lemmer

8:00PM - 9:15PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002

 

Yaakov Yanky Lemmer was born and raised in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn, where many of the great cantors of t…

Jul

8 2022

YIDSTOCK CONCERT | Michael Winograd and the Honorable Mentshn

2:00PM - 3:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002

 

Join clarinetist Michael Winograd and The Honorable Mentshn in celebration of their latest album, Early Bird Special.…

Jul

8 2022

YIDSTOCK CONCERT | Eleanor Reissa Ensemble

5:00PM - 6:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002

 

Eleanor Reissa is a Brooklyn-born native Yiddish speaker whose work on both English and Yiddish stages as a director,…

Jul

9 2022

YIDSTOCK CONCERT | Paul Shapiro's Ribs & Brisket

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002

 

Paul Shapiro's Ribs & Brisket Revue celebrates the unique era when Jewish music was merging into the American mainstr…

Jul

10 2022

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Join us for an inspiring morning of learning with Rabbi Or Rose, founding Director o…

Jul

10 2022

YIDSTOCK CONCERT | Socalled

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002

 

Socalled aka Josh Dolgin is an artist based in Montreal, Quebec, who has been performing and creating internationally…

Jul

10 2022

YIDSTOCK CONCERT | Tsvey Brider + Baymele

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002

 

For the past five years, vocalist Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell and accordionist Dmitri Gaskin have been entertainin…

Jul

10 2022

YIDSTOCK CONCERT | The Klezmatics

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002

 

The Klezmatics–the internationally acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning modern klezmer outfit–was founded in New York …

Jul

11 2022

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires' Executive Committee Meeting

Jul

12 2022

Mah Jong with Berkshire Hills Hadassah

1:00PM - 4:00PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

 

Bring your Mah Jong buddies, tables and sets, and cards or meet up with like-minded players. A donation of $10 to Ber…

Jul

13 2022

The Way of Being a Human: a close reading with Martin Buber

11:45AM - 1:45PM  

Hevreh Library/Hybrid
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

 

A close reading of Martin Buber’s book, The Way of Man, According to the Teachings of Hasidism led by instructor…

Jul

14 2022

Kita Bet Plus

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

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

 

Adult Hebrew class with Rabbi Jodie Gordon.

Jul

14 2022

Current Events Seminar with Professor Steven Rubin

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Please note:  Proof of vaccination for those eligible is required.  Masking protocols subject to change

The Curren…

Jul

18 2022

Jewish Caroling

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

 

Jewish Caroling: The Music of Carole King, Carole Bayer Sager and Carolyn Leigh

Jul

20 2022

Ramblin' with the Rav: Perry's Peak in Richmond, with Rabbi David Weiner

8:30AM - 12:30PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd
Pittsfield, MA 01201

 

On a beautiful Berkshires summer morning, Knesset Israel's Rabbi David Weiner enjoys little more than a hike. Join hi…

Jul

20 2022

The Way of Being a Human: a close reading with Martin Buber

11:45AM - 1:45PM  

Hevreh Library/Hybrid
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

 

A close reading of Martin Buber’s book, The Way of Man, According to the Teachings of Hasidism led by instructor…

Jul

20 2022

Knesset Israel Board Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd
Pittsfield, MA 01201

 

Knesset Israel Board of Directors Meeting

Jul

21 2022

Kita Bet Plus

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

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

 

Adult Hebrew class with Rabbi Jodie Gordon.

Jul

21 2022

Filmed in the Berkshires: A Conversation with Diane Pearlman

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Please note:  Proof of vaccination for those eligible is required.  Masking protocols subject to change

The Berksh…

Jul

22 2022

Birds of A Feather: Anti-Semitism on the Far Right and the Far Left

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Knosh & Knowledge

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Please note:  Proof of vaccination for those eligible is required.  Masking proto…

Jul

22 2022

Shirei Shabbat with Community Shabbat Dinner

5:45PM - 8:45PM  

Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd
Pittsfield, MA 01201

 

Join the Knesset Israel Band for an upbeat musical Friday night service including many contemporary melodies. Weather…

Jul

24 2022

Major Donors Celebration

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Country Club of Pittsfield
639 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Join us for a special morning celebrating Federation's leadership donors and the impact they have on our community. …

Jul

26 2022

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires' Board of Directors Meeting

Jul

27 2022

The Way of Being a Human: a close reading with Martin Buber

11:45AM - 1:45PM  

Hevreh Library/Hybrid
270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

 

A close reading of Martin Buber’s book, The Way of Man, According to the Teachings of Hasidism led by instructor…

Jul

28 2022

Kita Bet Plus

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

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

 

Adult Hebrew class with Rabbi Jodie Gordon.

Jul

28 2022

Current Events Seminar with Professor Steven Rubin

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

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

Please note:  Proof of vaccination for those eligible is required.  Masking protocols subject to change

The Curren…

Jul

29 2022

JTS in the Berkshires "Get Thee to a Nunnery"

11:00AM - 12:30PM  

Shakespeare and Company Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre
70 Kemble Street
Lenox, MA 01240

Register Here

$15 per session

Dr. Marjorie Lehman, Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, will teach: “GET THEE TO A…

Jul

29 2022

Tanglewood Shabbat

6:45PM - 8:45PM  

Tanglewood
297 West Street
Lenox, MA 01240

 

Tanglewood Shabbat Service hosted by Hevreh of Southern Berkshire.