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Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy's Summer Barbecue - a Sizzlin' Success!

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It was such a great night tonight. Over 200 people came and celebrated summer at LYA. The Bicycle Stunt Show was a hit with everyone. Special thanks go to our grill masters Ron Manchester & Patrick Sullivan for the delicious hot dogs and hamburgers. Great food, great crowd and of course great fun."


 

October

Thursday, Aug 02

Inspired by Tradition: Calligraphic Art by Peggy H. Davis

Exhibit

Pioneer Valley

Presenting Work at the JCA Hall Gallery by artist Peggy H Davis
Tuesday, Oct 16

Adult Education Kick-off with Abigail Pogrebin

Author Appearance

Lower Pioneer Valley

Join us for a kick-off to adult education and celebrate a new adult education collaborative!
Tuesday, Oct 16

Israeli Dancing

Class

Pioneer Valley

Come and learn the pleasures of Israeli folk dance.
Friday, Oct 19

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires Knosh & Knowledge

Community Program

Berkshires

Knosh & Knowledge Interreligious Illiteracy
Friday, Oct 19

Shabbat dinner at Congregation B'nai Torah

Holiday Celebration

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Shabbat dinner at Congregation B'nai Torah open to the community.
Friday, Oct 19

Installation of Rabbi Jeremy Master

Spiritual Practice

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

Installation: Rabbi Jeremy Master will be formally installed as Sinai Temple's spiritual leader.
Friday, Oct 19

Refugee Shabbat Musical service & dinner at Beit Ahavah

Community Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

HIAS National Refugee Shabbat bring community together for refugees and asylum seekers!
Saturday, Oct 20

Installation of Rabbi Jeremy Master

Spiritual Practice

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

Installation: Rabbi Jeremy Master will be formally installed as Sinai Temple's spiritual leader.
Saturday, Oct 20

Refugee Shabbat Morning Service & Social Justice Shabbaton program

Community Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

National Refugee Shabbat in Northampton brings us together for refugees and asylum seekers!
Saturday, Oct 20

SPFTY Goes Bowling!

Community Program

Pioneer Valley

Meet us at Shaker Bowl for some Fun!
Sunday, Oct 21

Yiddish Book Center Community Open House

Community Program

Pioneer Valley

A day of events for the whole family, hosted by the Yiddish Book Center.
Monday, Oct 22

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community Sunday Strummers Ukulele Ensemble

Community Program

Berkshires

Sunday Strummers Ukulele Ensemble
Monday, Oct 22

Cooking with Parents & Grandparents

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Interactive cooking for all ages
Monday, Oct 22

Prayerbook Hebrew Literacy

Class

Pioneer Valley

An 8-session class for adults to become more comfortable participating in Hebrew during services.
Tuesday, Oct 23

Adult Education Collaborative Classes

Study Group

Lower Pioneer Valley

Lower Valley Jewish Education Collaborative classes
Tuesday, Oct 23

Israeli Dancing

Class

Pioneer Valley

Come and learn the pleasures of Israeli folk dance.
Wednesday, Oct 24

JLI Fall Series Wrestling with Faith

Lecture Series

Pioneer Valley

Wrestling with Faith New Fall JLI Series
Thursday, Oct 25

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Music as Midrash"

Community Program

Berkshires

"Music as Midrash"
Friday, Oct 26

Mega Shabbat

Artist Talk

Upper Pioneer Valley

A shabbat of unity for UMass students!
Saturday, Oct 27

Shabbaton

Community Program

Lower Pioneer Valley

A Shabbat full of choices for all ages!
Sunday, Oct 28

Page to Stage Musical Puppet Show

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

A FREE musical puppet show where books come to life!
Sunday, Oct 28

SONS OF ZION LECTURE SERIES The Artist, the Bible, and What the Pope Said: Le Message Biblique de Marc Chagall

Lecture & Discussion

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Explore Chagall's work and world from which he emerged and what it says about his artistic vision.
Sunday, Oct 28

Author Talk | “Whitechapel Noise,” with Vivi Lachs

Author Appearance

Pioneer Valley

Author Vivi Lachs discusses “Whitechapel Noise," which tells the story of Yiddish culture in London
Sunday, Oct 28

Reading of a new one act play, "The Concert," written by Linda Josephs

Performance

Berkshires

The featured actors are Deann Halper and Gail Ryan.
Sunday, Oct 28

"After They Closed the Gates" Jewish Immigration Book Discussion with Author Libby Garland

Author Appearance

All regions

Lessons from history, Connections for today!
Monday, Oct 29

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Love Shouldn't Hurt"

Community Program

Berkshires

"Love Shouldn't Hurt"
Monday, Oct 29

An Historic Evening with Eva Schloss, Stepsister of Anne Frank

Author Appearance

Pioneer Valley

An Historic Evening with Eva Schloss, Stepsister of Anne Frank
Monday, Oct 29

"After They Closed the Gates" Jewish Immigration Book Discussion with Author Libby Garland

Author Appearance

All regions

Lessons from history, Connections for today!
Monday, Oct 29

Prayerbook Hebrew Literacy

Class

Pioneer Valley

An 8-session class for adults to become more comfortable participating in Hebrew during services.
Tuesday, Oct 30

Adult Education Collaborative Classes

Study Group

Lower Pioneer Valley

Lower Valley Jewish Education Collaborative classes
Tuesday, Oct 30

Israeli Dancing

Class

Pioneer Valley

Come and learn the pleasures of Israeli folk dance.
Wednesday, Oct 31

Greatest Hits of the Talmud

Class

Pioneer Valley

Wrestle with the meanings of some “gems” of the Talmud in this 6-part class.
Wednesday, Oct 31

JLI Fall Series Wrestling with Faith

Lecture Series

Pioneer Valley

Wrestling with Faith New Fall JLI Series

November

Thursday, Nov 01

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "A Mystic's Guide to Prayer"

Community Program

Berkshires

"A Mystic's Guide to Prayer" with Rabbi Seth Wax
Friday, Nov 02

Tot Shabbat & Tot Sha-Potluck!

Family Program

All regions

Tot Shabbat & Tot Sha-Potluck is the monthly musical hour welcoming the Sabbath for kids ages 0-6.
Friday, Nov 02

JCA Family Friday

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Join once a month as we welcome Shabbat with Felicia Sloin.
Saturday, Nov 03

Tot Shabbat

Spiritual Practice

Lower Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat service for children ages 5 & under with a parent or grandparent.
Monday, Nov 05

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Taking Action for Animals"

Community Program

Berkshires

"Taking Action for Animals"
Monday, Nov 05

Prayerbook Hebrew Literacy

Class

Pioneer Valley

An 8-session class for adults to become more comfortable participating in Hebrew during services.
Monday, Nov 05

Community Torah Study

Study Group

All regions

Join members of the Beit Ahavah community for an informal discussion of that week’s Torah portion.
Tuesday, Nov 06

Adult Education Collaborative Classes

Study Group

Lower Pioneer Valley

Lower Valley Jewish Education Collaborative classes
Wednesday, Nov 07

Greatest Hits of the Talmud

Class

Pioneer Valley

Wrestle with the meanings of some “gems” of the Talmud in this 6-part class.
Wednesday, Nov 07

JLI Fall Series Wrestling with Faith

Lecture Series

Pioneer Valley

Wrestling with Faith New Fall JLI Series
Friday, Nov 09

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires Knosh & Knowledge

Community Program

Berkshires

Sanctuary to Synagogue
Saturday, Nov 10

Special Film Screening: “Who Will Write Our Story?” with director Q&A

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

In Nov. 1940, a secret group of journalists, scholars, and leaders resisted Nazis with writing.
Sunday, Nov 11

Night of Shattered Glass: Remembrance & Resilience, 80 Years After Kristallnacht

Retreat

Pioneer Valley, Southern Vermont, Upper Pioneer Valley

Screening of 'Who Will Write Our History,' storytelling performance 'The Jar of Tears,' and more.
Sunday, Nov 11

Dwelling in the Past

Talk

Berkshires

Lynn & Elizabeth Wood discuss their research of historical homes and present local findings.
Monday, Nov 12

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "This is Life in Israel"

Community Program

Berkshires

This is Life in Israel: A Dialogue"
Monday, Nov 12

Prayerbook Hebrew Literacy

Class

Pioneer Valley

An 8-session class for adults to become more comfortable participating in Hebrew during services.
Tuesday, Nov 13

Adult Education Collaborative Classes

Study Group

Lower Pioneer Valley

Lower Valley Jewish Education Collaborative classes
Wednesday, Nov 14

Greatest Hits of the Talmud

Class

Pioneer Valley

Wrestle with the meanings of some “gems” of the Talmud in this 6-part class.
Wednesday, Nov 14

JLI Fall Series Wrestling with Faith

Lecture Series

Pioneer Valley

Wrestling with Faith New Fall JLI Series
Saturday, Nov 17

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.
Sunday, Nov 18

Film: “My Mexican Shivah,” with Q&A with Ilan Stavans

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

This film is a gentle comedy about a man's death leading to the celebration of his life.
Monday, Nov 19

Prayerbook Hebrew Literacy

Class

Pioneer Valley

An 8-session class for adults to become more comfortable participating in Hebrew during services.
Tuesday, Nov 20

JLI Fall Series Wrestling with Faith

Lecture Series

Pioneer Valley

Wrestling with Faith New Fall JLI Series
Wednesday, Nov 28

Greatest Hits of the Talmud

Class

Pioneer Valley

Wrestle with the meanings of some “gems” of the Talmud in this 6-part class.
Wednesday, Nov 28

JLI Fall Series Wrestling with Faith

Lecture Series

Pioneer Valley

Wrestling with Faith New Fall JLI Series

December

Saturday, Dec 01

Tot Shabbat

Spiritual Practice

Lower Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat service for children ages 5 & under with a parent or grandparent.
Sunday, Dec 02

Film: “The Prince and the Dybbuk”

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

The story of Moshe Walks, hit filmmaker, and his obsessive passion project: "The Dybbuk."
Monday, Dec 03

Community Torah Study

Study Group

All regions

Join members of the Beit Ahavah community for an informal discussion of that week’s Torah portion.
Tuesday, Dec 04

Author Talk: “Saving Mona Lisa,” with Gerri Chanel

Author Appearance

Pioneer Valley

“Saving Mona Lisa” tells a true story of art, intrigue, and courage in the face of WWII oppression.
Wednesday, Dec 05

Greatest Hits of the Talmud

Class

Pioneer Valley

Wrestle with the meanings of some “gems” of the Talmud in this 6-part class.
Friday, Dec 07

Tot Shabbat & Tot Sha-Potluck!

Family Program

All regions

Tot Shabbat & Tot Sha-Potluck is the monthly musical hour welcoming the Sabbath for kids ages 0-6.
Friday, Dec 07

JCA Family Friday

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Join once a month as we welcome Shabbat with Felicia Sloin.
Saturday, Dec 08

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.
Sunday, Dec 09

Film: “The Dybbuk” (“Der Dibuk”) Newly Restored!

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

This 1937 classic brings together the best talents of Polish film to tell a definitive Jewish tale.
Wednesday, Dec 12

Orthodox Feminism

Lecture & Discussion

Pioneer Valley

Rabbi Lila Kagedan discusses her journey and challenges in becoming a female Orthodox rabbi.
Wednesday, Dec 12

Greatest Hits of the Talmud

Class

Pioneer Valley

Wrestle with the meanings of some “gems” of the Talmud in this 6-part class.
Sunday, Dec 23

Film: “Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas”

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

This irreverent film introduces the Jewish songwriters who scored Christianity’s favorite holiday.

January

Friday, Jan 04

JCA Family Friday

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Join once a month as we welcome Shabbat with Felicia Sloin.
Saturday, Jan 05

Tot Shabbat

Spiritual Practice

Lower Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat service for children ages 5 & under with a parent or grandparent.
Sunday, Jan 06

Short Films: “Mandala Beats” and “Joe’s Violin”

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

A double feature of "Joe's Violin" and "Mandala Beats," documentaries about Jewish music and life.
Saturday, Jan 19

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.
Sunday, Jan 20

Film: “Itzhak”

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

As charming as the man himself, "Itzhak" is a loving portrait of celebrated violinist Itzhak Perlman

February

Friday, Feb 01

JCA Family Friday

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Join once a month as we welcome Shabbat with Felicia Sloin.
Saturday, Feb 02

Tot Shabbat

Spiritual Practice

Lower Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat service for children ages 5 & under with a parent or grandparent.
Sunday, Feb 03

Film: “Angel Wagenstein: Art is a Weapon”

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

At 94, Angel Wagenstein is a witness to history and an influential voice on Europe’s rocky future.
Saturday, Feb 09

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.
Thursday, Feb 14

Film: “Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe”

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

Jewish intellectual Stefan Zweig grapples with Nazi Germany while searching for a home outside it.

March

Friday, Mar 01

JCA Family Friday

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Join once a month as we welcome Shabbat with Felicia Sloin.
Saturday, Mar 02

Tot Shabbat

Spiritual Practice

Lower Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat service for children ages 5 & under with a parent or grandparent.
Sunday, Mar 03

Film: “GI Jews,” with director Q&A

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

This film tells the little-known story of Jews as active participants in the fight against Hitler.
Saturday, Mar 09

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.
Sunday, Mar 17

Film: “Bombshell”

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

The story of Hedy Lamarr, film starlet and scientist who enabled cell phone and bluetooth technology

April

Friday, Apr 05

JCA Family Friday

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Join once a month as we welcome Shabbat with Felicia Sloin.

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