23 2023

Major Donors Celebration 2023

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

NEW LOCATION: Berkshire Hills Country Club 500 Benedict Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201


Contact Mark Cohn, Development Officer
413-442-4360 x 19

Join us for a special morning celebrating Federation's leadership donors and the impact they have on our community. Program will feature excerts from Shakespeare and Company's performance of “Golda’s Balcony” by acclaimed actor Annette Miller.

Couvert: $40 per person. This event is open to leadership donors who make a minimum gift of $1,000 or more to the Federation's 2023 annual campaign. NextGen adult children are invited to join their parent(s) for this celebration as Federation’s guests. L’dor v’dor ~ from generation to generation, may we celebrate our Jewish values in action through the Federation’s work!  

NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR: Berkshire Hills Country Club, 500 Benedict Rd., Pittsfield, MA


A special thank you to our chairs Carol and Irving Smokler, as well as our Host Committee Members:

Nancy and Mark Belsky, Marjorie and Barry Berg, Helene Berger, Cindy Chazan and Jay Leipzig, Terry and Mel Drucker, Jill and Harold Gaffin, Marion Gardner-Saxe and Len Saxe, Jane Glaser, Liz and Alan Jaffe, Marilyn and Elihu Katzman, Pommy and Jerry Levy, Nancy and Norman Lipoff, Penny and Claudio Pincus, Elaine and Bernard Roberts, Arlene and Gary Schiff, Elisa Schindler Frankel and Larry Frankel, Anne Schnesel, Zelda Schwebel, Hope and Gene Silverman, Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, Diane Troderman and Harold Grinspoon, and Audrey Weiner and Jeffrey Solomon

Event format to include schmoozing and breakfast hors d'oeuvres on the covered porch followed by a theater-style program indoors. There will be no assigned seating.


Annette Miller and Golda’s Balcony:

Annette Miller has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in regional theaters, and on Film and TV. She has been a leading actor at Shakespeare and Co for the past 25 seasons.  Annette originated the role of Golda Meir in Golda’s Balcony at Shakespeare and Company before it went to Broadway. Annette’s latest film “You Will Not Play Wagner “ is featured in the 2023 Berkshire International Film Festival as well as the  Miami, Sarasota, Chicago, and Vancouver  Jewish Film Festivals. This summer Annette will be reprising her performance as Golda Meir in Golda’s Balcony in a searingly topical production at Shakespeare and Co.  Annette is proud to be an active member of the Berkshire Jewish Federation.