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

Mah Jongg-The Tiles That Bind

1 p.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014
"Mah Jongg-The Tiles That Bind." Documentary with demonstration to follow with Beth Radsken. Cost of $3.  Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

PJ Library, Multigenerational

1 p.m. Monday, May 5, 2014
"PJ Library, Multigenerational" with educational consultant Vivian Newman. This program is free to the public with funding provided by PJ Library.  Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

The Institute for Holocaust Studies

1 p.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014
"The Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies" with Director James Young and Assistant Director Lara Curtis. Cost of $3.  Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield. More

Knosh and Knowledge-New Israel/New England: Jews & Puritans in Early America

10:45 a.m. Friday, May 9, 2014
Knosh and Knowledge-New Israel/New England: Jews & Puritans in Early America with cultural historian, Michael Hoberman. Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, 270 State Road, Gt Barrington.  More

A Career in Review

1 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014
"A Career in Review" with artist Michel Paul Richard. Cost of $3.    Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.  More

Great Jewish Opera Singers

1 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2014
"Great Jewish Opera Singers" with Peter Podol. Cost of $3.    Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.  More

Federation Family Funday!

Sunday, June 1st
Two great events
One FUNtastic day.
PJ Library at Misfit Farm
Kickoff to Summer Camp Blast! 

2014 SCHOLARSHIPS

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires is now accepting applications for the 2014 scholarships for College and Israel Travel/Study. 
Click here for college scholarship
Click here for travel/study to Israel scholarships

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413-442-4360 ext. 10

Volunteer!

There are other ways to help besides donating money. Volunteering your time is a rewarding experience and helps the Federation run vital programs that benefit your neighbors and the Berkshires community. Sign up here.

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