Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

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…

Recommitting to Our Values and Our Traditions to Achieve New Goals

Rabbi Levi Volovik of Chabad of the Berkshires writes how, in the newly-minted year of 5782, it is "time to 'unpack' our bag of infuse any and all spiritual lethargy with renewed energy and positivity."

Putting the Most Important Themes of the Jewish New Year Into Action

Elisa Schindler Frankel, president of the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, wishes our Berkshire Jewish community a "Shanah Tovah" (Sweet New Year) and "Gmar Chatimah Tovah" (A Good Final Sealing)

"Bound by Creativity": Berkshire Native Hannah Wohl Covers Contemporary Art

Berkshire native and sociologist Hannah Wohl immersed herself in the world of contemporary art , and the result is a thoroughgoing, surprising, and often arch exploration of how art is conceived, created, and marketed today. She'll speak on September 14 at the Lenox Library.