Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

The Power of Community in Fighting Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Hate

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires Executive Director Dara Kaufman shares the local community's response to a disturbing anti-Semitic incident at an area public school.

Jewish Books: Renia’s Diary: A Holocaust Journal

Roberta Silman's review of Renia's Diary, a newly-published World War II-era journal kept by a Jewish teenager who did not survive the Holocaust.

Pastor Pierre-Charles Toureille’s WWII Heroism and its Lessons for Today

Author Tela Zasloff on Pastor Pierre-Charles Toureille’s WWII heroism and its lessons for today.

Get Ahead This Chanukah with Dairy Foods

Traveling With Jewish Taste columnist Carol Goodman Kaufman on the lesser-known tradition of eating dairy food on the holdiay of Chanukah, with a blintz souffle recipe from a much-beloved Berkshire Jewish community cookbook compiled in the 1960s and 1970s.

Connecting with the Power of Shabbat Across Time and Space

Rabbi David Weiner of Knesset Israel in Pittsfield, MA on his family's Shabbat experiences as they traveled the globe over one memorable summer.