News & Announcements

Strategic Planning Task Force

Federation Plans for the Future

By Judy Usow (Federation president) and Ed Udel (task force chair)

We are pleased to share that the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires is embarking upon an exciting and critically-important strategic planning initiative. The Board of Directors, cognizant of…

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.


On the Ground in Houston: Waters Have Receded, but Challenges Remain

By Dara Kaufman, Executive Director / Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

Imagine yourself in the second floor of your house with two six-month old twins, trying to decide which baby you will strap to yourself and which one you will hand over to someone else in order to evacuate your home i…