Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

The Insidiousness of the Canary in the Coal Mine Analogy - Author Dara Horn

Author Dara Horn speaks with the BJV's Carol Goodman Kaufman about today's overt anti-Semitism and its cultural resonances - explored in her new collection of essays, "People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present"

A psychologist's encounters with Erik Erikson — in the Berkshires…

Dr. Leo Goldberger recalls his Berkshire encounters with renowned psychology pioneer Erik Erikson, and explores the Jewish identity and family issues that affected Erikson throughout his life

"Welcome and Farewell:" Thoughts From Our Executive Director Dara Kaufman

Our executive director Dara Kaufman on personnel changes at Federation and the end-of-the-year push to meet our annual campaign goal

A Fond Farewell from Susan Frisch Lehrer - Thanks Volunteers & PJ Families!

Our Coordinator of Volunteers and PJ Library, Susan Frisch Lehrer is retiring at the end of the year, and wishes all the people who have volunteered over the years a fond farewell and a hearty Todah Rabah!

Rabbi Reflection: Plans for Winter (Inner) Travel

In our Rabbi Reflection column, Rabbi Barbara Cohen of Congregation Ahavath Sholom in Great Barrington shares thoughts on how the difficult inner work to rediscover and reclaim parts of our exiled selves can be very restorative and well worth the effort