The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires cares for those in need and nurtures and sustains the Jewish community locally, in Israel and around the world, today and for future generations. 

The Federation is where the values of compassion, charity, generosity and responsibility inspire us to improve the quality of life for people in our community. Read more

Contact us at:
196 South Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201
413-442-4360

What Can Elder Services Do For You?

1 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014
"What Can Elder Services Do For You?" with John Lutz. Cost of $3. Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

Beyond Genocide; A Manuscript Illuminators Digest

10:45 a.m. Friday, August 1, 2014
Knosh and Knowledge - Beyond Genocide; A Manuscript Illuminators Digest with artist Ami Fagin. Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, 270 State Road, Gt Barrington.  More

 From Brighton Beach to Broadway

1 p.m. Monday, August 4, 2014
"Neil Simon: From Brighton Beach to Broadway," with theater and film veteran, Diane Steinbrink. Cost of $3.  Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

The Unlikely Tale of Amelia Bassano

1 p.m. Thursday, August 7, 2014
"The Unlikely Tale of Amelia Bassano," with journalist, author, and lecturer, Andree Aelion Brooks. Cost of $3.  Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

Ageless Grace

1 p.m. Monday, August 11, 2014
"Ageless Grace," with Jane Rosen, certified Ageless Grace educator. Cost of $3. Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

The Process of Aging

1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 14, 2014
"The Process of Aging" with therapist, Maggie Bittman. Cost of $3.  Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

The Virginia Plan

10:45 a.m. Friday, August 15, 2014
Knosh and Knowledge - "The Virginia Plan: William B. Thalhimer and a Rescue from Nazi Germany" with author and educator, Robert Gillette. Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, 270 State Road, Gt Barrington.  More

The Joy of Letters

1:00 p.m. Monday, August 18, 2014
"Ben Shahn and The Joy of Letters" with artist Analesa Bressler Berg. Cost of $3.  Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

Anna's Brooklyn Promise

1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014
"Anna's Brooklyn Promise" staged reading by D.K. Oklahoma under direction of Milton Lestz.  Cost of $3.  Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

Three in One

1:00 p.m. Monday, August 25, 2014
"Three in One."  Three one-act play readings in one hour with Nina Bleiweiss. Cost of $3.  Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

The Indians of the Berkshires and the Hudson River Valley

1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 28, 2014
"The Indians of the Berkshires and the Hudson River Valley" with author David C. King. Cost of $3. Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

The Season to Learn and Turn

1:00 p.m. Monday, September 8, 2014
"This is the Season: Learn, Turn, Turn" with Spiritual Leader Barbara Cohen of Congregation Ahavath Sholom. Cost of $3.  Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

 Dr. Leon Botstein

10:45 a.m. Friday, September 12, 2014
Knosh and Knowledge - "Renowned international conductor, Dr. Leon Botstein, the president of Bard College."  Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, 270 State Road, Gt Barrington.  More

Jewish Women's Foundation of Berkshire County

An Evening with the Phantom

Sunday, August 3 - 7:30pm

Featuring
Jeff Keller
Award winning Broadway singer and an original Phantom of the Opera singing his title role and showcasing additional work of the nation's pre-eminent creators of Broadway's musical theatre, standards, and Yiddish favorites More

PJ Library Kabbalat Shabbat at Tanglewood

Friday, August 8 at 9:00 am
FREE
Stories, crafts, songs,
grape juice and Challah

Operation Full Disclosure

Thursday, August 21
at 7:00PM
The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires and Friends of the Israel Defense Forces - New England Region invite you to a special event. 
Held at Duffin Theatre, 197 East St., Lenox
 

Contact us

by calling

413-442-4360 ext. 10

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