Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

Listening to Voices from Genesis on How to Live as Good Neighbors

Rabbi Neal I. Borovitz, a member of the Berkshire Minyan in Great Barrington, shows how the stories of our patriarchs in the Book of Genesis teach that "Yes, we are our brothers’ and sisters’ keeper! Yes, despite our differences we must learn to live side by side as good neighbors."

Traveling With Jewish Taste: Gaucho Marx?

Our Traveling With Jewish Taste correspondent Carol Goodman Kaufman explores the unlikely story of the Jewish gauchos of Argentina, immigrants from across the Diaspora who fled persecution and mastered the skills of herding livestock on horseback. Plus a recipe for hearty Cazuela Gaucho…

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Yiddish a Dying Language? Not if Daniel Klein has Anything to Say About It

Is Yiddish a dying language? Great Barrington's Daniel Klein shows it isn't in his new book "SchmeGoogle," a new Yiddish vocabulary for our challenging times.

Following a Path Toward Redemption When the Way is Unfamiliar

In this reflection, Rabbi Barbara Cohen of Congregation Ahavath Sholom in Great Barringtion writes about the challenges of celebrating the HIgh Holy Days apart, and following a spirtual path toward redemption when the way is unfamiliar