Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

Rabbi Reflection: Jews Are Fighting this War with Our Spiritual Tools

"With broken hearts we share the grief of families whose lives were shattered, we share the suffering of those missing, those wounded, and those taken captive, and we stand in awe of the courage and self-sacrifice of our soldiers on the frontlines. May G-d protect them all." - Rabbi Levi…

Legacy Giving: Larry Frankel and Elisa Schindler Frankel on Why You Should

Larry Frankel and Elisa Schindler Frankel are leaders in our Jewish community and sustainers, as well. Here they explain why they've made a commitment to Federation's Legacy Circle: as Larry puts it, "a vision of the future and the necessity of acting upon it in the present are based upon…

"Le’Hitraot" to Our Kosher Kitchen Stalwart, Cindy Bell-Deane

We say so long and share good wishes for a joyful retirement to Cindy Bell-Deane, who fed our community for 25 years with delicious, nutritious kosher food. In this BJV Interview, Cindy shares some thoughts about the thousands of lunches she has prepared and served and the scores of people…

"I am fighting for the present": An Interview with Columbia's Shai Davidai

"History will look at this as a dark chapter. I am fighting for the present." So says Columbia University assistant professor Shai Davidai, whose impassioned speech about antisemitism on campus went viral on YouTube. He spoke to the BJV about his activism and the current state of Higher…

Kosher Lunch Program Menu - November 20, 2023 to January 11, 2024

Kosher Lunch Program Menu - November 20, 2023 to January 11, 2024