Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

Spiritualizing the Process of Letting Go and Moving Into a New Chapter

Rabbi Neil P.G. Hirsch of Hevreh of Southern Berkshire on students' paths to healing after a difficult anti-Semitic incident at a local middle school

This Pesach, Carpe Diem and Make Your Own Gefilte Fish *

Carol Goodman Kaufman on the history of gefilte fish, with a recipe on how to make your own at home.

How My Life in the Berkshires Will Help Me Chair Hazon

Richard Slutzky on how life in the Berkshires will help him chair Hazon, the national Jewish environmental nonprofit

Young Judaism: What I Learned on My Birthright Israel Trip

Berkshires native Ari Drayman, now a sophomore at American University, shares his Birthright Israel experience, funded in part by the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

In My View - A Message from Federation President Judy Usow

The president of the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires reflects on an eventful year with deep gratitude for our Jewish community