Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

Signed, Sealed, Delicious - What Makes for a “Signature Dish”?

In this Berkshire Jewish Voices essay, Albert Stern breaks down what makes for a superior home cook's "signature dish" - and even shares a "recipe" for what has been his own go-to meal over the decades.

Looking Forward While Also Looking Back - Ted Rosenthal's New Jazz Opera

Pianist (and Otis second-homeowner) Ted Rosenthal brings his jazz opera "Dear Erich" to the Mahaiwe on Saturday, August 6. Rosenthal spoke to the BJV about the tragic family story upon which his opera is based and how it connects to his own Jewish journey.

Our Will to Live: Art and Music In Terezín - with Mark Ludwig

Mark Ludwig, BSO violist emeritus and music scholar, will be at the August 19 Knosh & Knowledge to talk about his new book, Our Will to Live. In this appreciation, Sonia Beker explores the themes of the book through the lens of her own musical family's World War II experiences.

“Birds of a Feather: Anti-Semitism on the Far Right and the Far Left”

Attorney Jeffrey Robbins will appear at Federations's July 22 Knosh & Knowledge at Hevreh of Southern Berkshire. His topic will be “Birds of a Feather: Anti-Semitism on the Far Right and the Far Left” - he spoke with the BJV about some of the issues that keep him up at night.

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College Honors Donald Shapiro of Lenox

Lenox second-homeowner Donald L. Shapiro, a philanthropist and Reconstructionist movement leader, was recently honored at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College's 50th graduation ceremony for his contributions to the school. Here, he shares some thoughts on Jewish involvement and how even…