Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

The Hazon / Pearlstone Center Merger Explained by Hazon's Outgoing Chair

Richard Slutzky, outgoing chair of Hazon and current board member of the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, explains how Hazon's recent merger with The Pearlstone Center will boost the profile of Jewish environmentalism in our area

Hopes for A Sweet Year, Although Ice Cream Can Also Leave a Bitter Taste

Meron Reuben, Israel’s Consul General for New England, shares his thoughts on a difficult year for Israel, which was under attack from Gaza and also subject to a partial boycott by a noted US ice cream manufacturer - but still hopes for "Shana tova U Mitukah," a good and sweet new year

Show Your Support as a Voluntary Subscriber to the Berkshire Jewish Voice!

We hope you'll support the Berkshire Jewish Voice as a voluntary subscriber! In this In My View column, the BJV's editor, Albert Stern, makes a case for why you should by sharing highlights from your Jewish community's newspaper over the last 12 months.

Our Major Donors Celebration w/ John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molasky, July 27

Federation will thank its valued supporters at our Major Donors Celebration on Tuesday, July 27, with a special performance by Radio Deluxe co-hosts John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molasky. Also, our event chair Anne Schnesel shares why she gives to Federation - "What Federation Sets Out to Do, We Do!"

Federation’s Strategic Plan Unveiled - Plus Our New Board Members

At our annual meeting in June, Federation unveiled its strategic plan - here are some of the ways this organization will move forward in the years ahead. Plus, meet new members of our board of directors, along with two star students who earned this year's Henry Simkin and Frances Simkin…