Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

Jewish Taste: Ottolenghi Strikes Again, But Makes it a Lot Easier This Time

By Carol Goodman Kaufman

Simple is not just the title of this newest cookbook by Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi. It is the chef's attempt to help readers prepare fabulous recipes at home with a minimum of fuss.

Sounded good to me. As much as I love to cook, I admit that Ottolenghi's Jerusal…

Rabbi Reflection: Truly, the Best Night Ever – Until the Next Night

Rabbi Jodie Gordon of Hevreh of Southern Berkshire reflects on a trip to Israel, and the communal relationship between the Berkshire Jewish community and the Afula-Gilboa region of Israel, cultivated and funded by the Jewish Federation of the Berkshire through the Partnership2gether program.

Modern “Renaissance Man” Rube Goldberg at the Rockwell Museum

Overview of illustrator Rube Goldberg's work, on view at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA.

Traveling With Jewish Taste: Shayna Knaidel

In time for Passover, matzo ball lore, with a recipe for Cajun-style knaidlach.

Young Judaism: Federation Co-sponsored Winter Break in Israel

The Berkshire's Hannah Weeks spent her winter vacation volunteering in Israel, thanks to co-sponsorship from the Jewish Federation of the Berkshire.s