News & Announcements

Reporting Antisemitism in our Community

As part of Federaton's ongoing commitment to supporting a secure Jewish community, representatives from our congregations and Jewish organizations recently attended a special briefing with representatives from the FBI Civil Rights Division the MA State Police Anti-terrorism Unit to lea…

Re-opening and safety protocols

We look forward to seeing your smiling faces!

As we slowly begin outdoor in-person programming, we seek to provide our community with the safest, most enjoyable, and inclusive experiences possible based on the most current science and federal, state, and local health regulations.

Effectiv…

A Message from our 2021 Super Tzedakah Week Campaign Chairs

Avi and Natasha Dresner, together with their boys Sasha and Lev, have stepped up to chair this year's Super Tzedakah Week Campaign Kickoff.​ Avi and Sasha recently shared the video message below on how Federation impacts their family and our community.

“Super Tzedakah Week gives our …

A Source of Strength to One Another

By Dara Kaufman

On June 30, the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires held its 80th annual meeting. This column is adapted from Executive Director Dara Kaufman’s report and remarks to the community.

Each of you with us tonight are the heart and soul of our work together. I want to focus o…