5 2018

Israel at 70 Kickoff-Hafla celebration of Israeli cuisine, culture & music

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Hevreh of Southern Berkshire 270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Contact Jewish Federation of the Berkshires


Kickoff Hafla (celebration)

Join the Berkshire Jewish community as we kick off the celebration of Israel's 70th birthday with a traditional Hafla, an interactive evening of ethnic music, dance and culinary tastings presented by a delegation of Israeli musicians and ethnic cooks from our Afula-Gilboa partnership

Free and open to the community but space is limited.

Get Involved!  Volunteers Needed!

  • Cook alongside our Israeli guests in preparing traditional dishes influenced by their Iraqi, Tunisian and Kurdish heritage
  • Create Israel in the Berkshires by helping to set up and serve during the event
  • Local hosts needed to provide our guests overnight hospitality
  • Bring your instrument or grab a doumbek (provided) and join Israeli musicians

To volunteer, contact:
Hosting - Josh Bloom at, 718-683-2548
Cooking & Serving - Ellen Heffan at, 413-269-6590