Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

"Through the Hat" - The Art of Steve Marcus at The Yiddish Book Center

The edicts of our sages, the world of our fathers, and the iconography of underground art meld in the images, sculpture, and Judaica of Steve Marcus, now on view at the Yiddish Book Center

Interview: Alexis Schaitkin of Williamstown, Author of the Novel "Saint X"

The Williamstown-based novelist Alexis Schaitkin ("Saint X") on exploring the mysteries of motherhood, how trauma teaches, and Jewish historical memory

"A Conduit to the People's Voice" - Controversial Journalist Tuvia Tenenbom

Journalist Tuvia Tenenbom's project is to expose casual, cultural, political, and institutional manifestations of anti-Semitism - he spoke with the BJV about his tour through Great Britain and the challenging situation for its Jewish residents chronicled in his latest book, "The Taming of the Jew"

Lost Tribes? A Jewish Look at the Berkshires' Original Residents

An exhibit about the Native American Stockbridge-Munsee Band led our Traveling With Jewish Taste correspondent Carol Goodman Kaufman to reflect on the cross-cultural similarities between the Berkshires' original residents and Jewish values - plus a recipe for succotash

Sarah Aroeste to be Honored by The Sephardic Jewish Brotherhood of America

Singer Sarah Aroeste, Berkshire-based ambassador of Ladino and Sephardic culture, will be honored by The Sephardic Jewish Brotherhood of America (La Ermandad Sefaradi) in December. Here, Sarah shares her experiences returning to the Balkans and Israel in support of her critically-acclaimed…