Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

Villages of the Berkshires - A National Grassroots Movement Arrives Locally

An interview with Shirley and Howard Shapiro about Villages of the Berkshires, part of a national grassroots movement to create interpersonal relationships and leverage community resources

A Socially-Distanced Holiday Season? Been There, Done That

Rabbi Seth Wax, the Jewish chaplain of Williams College, offers thoughts on gratitude, a core Jewish value that we are invited to experience in our daily lives

Tunisian Jews: Traders and Farmers and Warriors, Oh My!

Our Traveling With Jewish Taste columnist Carol Goodman Kaufman shares some of the 2,000-year - or maybe even 3,000-year -history of Tunisia's Jews, along with a recipe for Boulou, a tasty bread stuffed with raisins and sesame seeds

Stanley Kubrick: American Filmmaker - A new biography of a great director

A new biography of Stanely Kubrick by David Mikics provides a solid overview of the filmmaker's life and work, a fine resource for longtime fans of his movies and those interested in exploring the great director's work for the first time

Doing What is Necessary to Preserve Our Freedoms

Federation's executive director Dara Kaufman shares her grandmother Vera's hard-won wisdom about preserving one's freedoms, lessons learned through a precarious flight from Ukraine during the Bolshevik Revolution.