Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

One Story: Merle Ferber on Volunteering for a Pat on the Back

One Story - Your Federation Dollars at Work: Activist, educator, and volunteer Merle Ferber on making a difference in the Jewish community and beyond

Deepening Berkshires Connections with the Afula-Gilboa Region of Israel

Josh Bloom, a vice president on Federation's Executive Board, on the deepening ties between the Berkshires and Israel's Afula-Gilboa region through JAFI's Partnership2Gether program

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