Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

BJV Interview: David Sipress on "What’s So Funny? A Cartoonist’s Memoir"

The New Yorker cartoonist David Sipress talks to the BJV about his work and the upcoming Jewish Literary Voices program he will present on November 17

Roberta Silman’s "Summer Lightning" —A  Sweeping Saga of a Jewish Family

Award-winning author Roberta Silman of Great Barrington has just released her latest novel, "Summer Lightning." In our BJV Interview, she talks about her inspiration and what the idea of "summer lightning" means to her.

Music Undefeated! Close Encounters With Music’s New Season

Close Encounters With Music’s 31st season lifts off with something old and something new – “Otherworldly Schubert and ‘One Earth” - on November 6

A Mensch in Full: Howard Kaufman z"l

Remembering Howard Kaufman, a pillar of the Berkshires Jewish community.

“Excuse me, but are you Albert by any chance? "

In this Berkshire Jewish Voices story, writer Ruth Kaplan visits Lenox ins search of the ever-elusive editor of this newspaper - but finds someone else with whom she shares a wholly unexpected but meaningful connection.