Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

In My View: Your Support Helps Us Care For Ukrainian Jews in Crisis

In this In My View column, Executive Director Dara Kaufman shares that our Federation has raised $100,000 to support its overseas partners in their efforts to help Ukrainian Jews in a time of ongoing crisis.

Kyiv Native Natasha Dresner on the Situation in Ukraine

Kyiv native Natasha Dresner, a member of our local Jewish community who worked for JDC in Ukraine, shares her thoughts about the evolving situation in Eastern Europe and the resilience of Jewish NGOs operating in the region. Image: Ukrainian Jews arriving in Israel thanks to the…

Kimama Half Moon to Offer a New Jewish Camping Option in the Berkshires

Camp Kimama, an international network of summer camps started in Israel, bought the venerable Camp Half Moon in Monterey in December 2021. This summer, Kimama Half Moon will welcome its first season of day and overnight campers.

Federation Announces Its 2022 Allocations

In January, the Allocations Committee of the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires announced its recommended allocations for 2022. In all, $357,861 will be distributed to worthy organizations operating within our community, nationally, and internationally.

“As Jews, we recognize that the wo…

Stories to Share: Links to Essays Reprinted in this BJV

Here are links to three excellent stories in the print edition of the BJV that you might want to share that originally appeared in other publications.