Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

Traveling With Jewish Taste - Ms. Muffett Asks: Curds and Why?

In the latest Traveling With Jewish Taste column, Carol Goodman Kaufman asks: "So, what exactly is cottage cheese?" She found out and did us all the curd-esy of sharing an easy recipe for this dairy favorite.

Knosh & Knowledge Returns June 24: "The Jewish World of Alexander Hamilton"

Knosh & Knowledge returns on Friday, June 24, with a talk by Professor Andrew Porwancher about his book, "The Jewish World of Alexander Hamilton." In an interview with the BJV, he spoke about his surprising research into the mysterious life of a Founding Father of the United States.

"The Shot" - A play about Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham

Robin Gerber's new play "The Shot" is about Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham (who was born into a prominent Jewish family of great wealth) and explores how she overcame her disastrous, abusive marriage. It premieres on June 16 and is being presented by the Great Barrington Public Theater.

Live in Lenox: A Conversation with Anita Diamant - And a BJV Interview

On Tuesday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m., the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires hosts an intimate evening with best-selling author Anita Diamant. Our correspondent Carol Goodman Kaufman had a chance to talk with the prolific and much-beloved author - here is her exclusive interview with the…

On the Importance of a Hevra Kadisha (Burial Society)

Rabbi David Weiner of Knesset Israel in Pittsfield reflects on the importance of a hevra kadisha (burial society) and the innumerable lessons about kindness and responsibility participating can provide