Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

How Reparations were Secured for Victims of the Holocaust

Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat, negotiator for the Jewish Claims Conference to secure reparations for victims of the Holocaust, writes about the film "Reckonings," which tells that story. He will speak at the Berkshire Jewish Film Festival on July 17 before a screening of the documentary.

Organized Escape: Psychoanalysts in Exile - Exhibit at Austen Riggs Center

An exhibit at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge tells the story of the pioneering Jewish psychoanalysts who fled Vienna before its occupation by the Nazis.

Our Major Donors: Builders and Sustainers of Jewish Life in the Berkshires

Our Major Donors are builders and sustainers of Jewish Life in the Berkshires - and we will recognize their contributions to this community at our Major Donor Celebration on July 23.

Letty Cottin Pogrebin on "Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy"

On Friday, July 14 at 10:45 a.m., Knosh & Knowledge presents Letty Cottin Pogrebin, who will talk about her acclaimed (and controversial) family saga "Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy." In May, she spoke with the Berkshire Jewish Voice about "Shanda" and shandas.

The Workshop - JOCISM Artists and Culturemakers Exploring Jewish Identity

"The Workshop Artist Salon Probing Collective Memory and Hybridity" will be presented on July 9 by co-sponsors Jewish Federation of the Berkshires and Shakespeare & Company. Rabbi Kendell Pinkney, founder of The Workshop, and members of the Jewish and arts communities talked with the BJV…