Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

In My View: Dara Kaufman on "Navigating Uncharted Waters"

Federation's Executive Director Dara Kaufman shares some thoughts as we commence with Super Tzedakah Week 2024, kicking off this year's Annual Campaign.

MUPPETS in Moscow, with Natasha Lance Rogoff at Knosh & Knowledge on 6/7

On Friday, June 7 at 10:45 a.m., Federation’s Knosh & Knowledge welcomes author Natasha Lance Rogoff in conversation with Avi Dresner about "Muppets in Moscow: The Unexpected Crazy True Story of Making Sesame Street in Russia." Avi had a chance to catch up with Natasha in April for this…

“I didn't know I could miss people I don't know”

Rabbi Mark Cohn found opportunities to work in Israel first on a farm with Israel Food Rescue and then in support of the Israel Defense Forces as a participant in the Sar-El program. Here he shares some of what he saw in a country five months into a war it never wanted.

Dispatches from Williamstown on a Ceasefire Petition

An essay penned by two of the community organizers who opposed the Gaza ceasefire resolution proposed to the Williamstown Select Board by members of Berkshires for Collective Liberation. The resolution was ultimately voted down by the board last March.