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.


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…

Berkshire Students Help Each Other Understand Bias, Create Positive Change

The Berkshire County Superintendents’ Roundtable, in conjunction with the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), are partnering to implement the ADL’s A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute Peer Training Program for Berkshire County school districts.