Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

Super Tzedakah Week 2024: In Every Generation, Federation

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires kicks off its 2024 Community Campaign on Super Tzedakah Week, starting May 19 with Jewish Community Day at High Lawn Farm in Lee. Josh Cutler is our Super Tzedakah Week chair - here the Pittsfield native shares his family history in the Jewish Berkshires,…

Kosher Lunch Program Menu - Through May 14

Kosher Lunch Program Menu - Through May 14

BJVoices From Israel: “Zeh Mitchamchem et Ha’lev"(It Warms My Heart)

Eager to help out following Oct. 7, Dr. Fred Landes volunteered in Israel in the weeks after Thanksgiving. In an interview with the BJV, Dr. Landes shared some of what he saw as Israelis coped with the pressures of living in a homeland at war.

Federation Announces Its 2024 Allocations

In February, the Allocations Committee of Jewish Federation of the Berkshires announced its recommended allocations for 2024. In all, $452,200 will be distributed to worthy organizations in the Berkshires and beyond.

President's Message: Federation – A Community Worth Engaging With

Arlene D. Schiff took over as president of Jewish Federation of the Berkshires in January. Here she shares some thoughts about her lifelong commitment to community, and how she will continue Federation's vital community-building efforts in the Berkshires.