Shalom Newcomers


Welcome to the Jewish Berkshires!

Whether you are joining us full time, on weekends, or seasonally, we are pleased that you have found a place in our Jewish Berkshires. As the central connecting point, the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires is your resource for Jewish life in the region. Through Federation, our community mobilizes to offer essential programs and services that build community, improve livesengage our young people and strengthen Jewish life across the Berkshires and beyond.


Whether you are new to the area, or just connecting with us for the first time, you will find a diverse group of people and organizations who work collaboratively to create a vibrant Jewish community. However you choose to “do” or “be” Jewish is welcomed and celebrated!


Are you a young adult wishing to connect with peers? Let us help you make a connection.


A new family looking to meet other families? There are a plethora of local programs, including PJ Library, and events for families too!


Are you an empty nester or moving back and looking to get connected? Explore what's available for you around our area. 


Get started by getting connected! Sign up below for a free subscription to the Berkshire Jewish Voice and register for our weekly e-blast which includes lots of opportunities to learn, volunteer, and engage. 


Please reach out to us if you would like more information, need an introduction or just want to connect. We are here to help!