Berkshire Jewish Voice Highlights

Highlights from the Berkshire Jewish Voice

“Can I Drive, Dad?” - A Story of the Teenage Years

In this Berkshire Jewish Voices story, Albert Stern explains what happened after his 16-year-old son, a neophyte behind the wheel, asked: "Can I drive, Dad?"

Berkshire True Crime: "Hidden Demons: Evil Visits a Small New England Town"

For this BJV Interview, we spoke with local writer Margery Metzger about her new book, "Hidden Demons: Evil Visits a Small New England Town," which tells the story of how a serial killer who lived in the Berkshires for years was apprehended and brought to justice.

Maggie Anton's New Novel The Choice - A Powerful Love Story With a Purpose

In this BJV Interview, bestselling novelist Maggie Anton talks to our correspondent Carol Goodman Kaufman about her new novel, "The Choice: A Novel of Love, Faith, and the Talmud," a powerful love story that challenges Jewish customs concerning women, marriage, and equality.

Tikkun Olam and Environmental Storytelling in The Dreamcatcher Codes

In a preview of our Tu B’Shevat program with Barbara Newman and Sadie Honig-Briggs on February 16, young writer Sadie shares an appreciation of Barbara's new Young Adult novel "The Dreamcatcher Codes."

President's Message: Confident in the Joy of Jewish Life in the Berkshires

As Federation caps a successful year in which we exceeded our campaign goal (and raised more than $100,000 extra for the Jews in Ukraine), our president Elisa Schindler Frankel reflects on the support and trust our community expressed through our work together.