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LEFT: The Jewish Federation of Western MA celebrates 13 Extraordinary Women from throughout the Pioneer Valley.

July

Thursday, Jul 11

New Interactive Study Group on Great Jewish Philosophers

Study Group

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Rabbi Yaffe leads new study group on Jewish Philosophers.
Wednesday, Jul 17

The God You Don't Believe in Doesn't Exist: Lunch and Learn Series

Lecture & Discussion

Berkshires

Join Rabbi Liz as we examine Jewish perspectives on God from the Bible to present times.
Thursday, Jul 18

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community author and professor Michael Hoberman

Author Appearance

Berkshires

Jewish American Literature
Thursday, Jul 18

Jewish Mysticism 101

Class

Pioneer Valley, Southern Vermont, Upper Pioneer Valley

Rabbi Andrea teaches this class on Jewish mysticism.
Sunday, Jul 21

Gallery Talk: “The Posthumous Landscape," with David Kaufman

Artist Talk

Pioneer Valley

David Kaufman has made nine trips to photograph the remnants of Jewish life that remain.
Tuesday, Jul 23

Play Analysis Class: In Fascism’s Grip”

Class

Berkshires

Dr. Barbara Waldinger will lead discussion and analysis of short plays.
Wednesday, Jul 24

The God You Don't Believe in Doesn't Exist: Lunch and Learn Series

Lecture & Discussion

Berkshires

Join Rabbi Liz as we examine Jewish perspectives on God from the Bible to present times.
Thursday, Jul 25

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community Current Affairs

Community Program

Berkshires

"Current Affairs"
Friday, Jul 26

JTS in the Berkshires - What Can the Bible Teach Us About Wagner?

Lecture & Discussion

Berkshires

Lecture and Text Study with Dr. David Kraemer, JTS
Sunday, Jul 28

Film: “Persona Non Grata”

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

At the beginning of WWII, Jewish refugees turn to a Japanese diplomat for help.

August

Thursday, Jul 11

New Interactive Study Group on Great Jewish Philosophers

Study Group

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Rabbi Yaffe leads new study group on Jewish Philosophers.
Thursday, Aug 01

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community Robert Frost

Community Program

Berkshires

Robert Frost: New Light on Old Poems
Sunday, Aug 04

J-Gallery Reception: "Prisoners, Freedom-Fighters, and Escapees" by William Saltman

Artist Talk

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Join us on August 4, 2:00 PM to celebrate the artwork of William Saltman.
Monday, Aug 05

Community Torah Study at Beit Ahavah

Study Group

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Join members of the Beit Ahavah community for a lay-led discussion of that week’s Torah portion!
Thursday, Aug 08

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community Rabbi Seth Wax

Community Program

Berkshires

mystic's journey
Friday, Aug 09

JTS in the Berkshires - Matchmaking and Midrash

Lecture & Discussion

Berkshires

Lecture and Dramatic Reading
Sunday, Aug 11

Film: “Shalom Italia”

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

Three Italian Jewish brothers journey in search of a cave in which they hid to escape the Nazis.
Monday, Aug 12

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community H.G. Adler

Community Program

Berkshires

three novels by H.G. Adler
Tuesday, Aug 13

Israeli Film Series

Film Program

Lower Pioneer Valley

Temple Beth El & the Greater Springfield Chapter of Hadassah present an Israeli film series.
Sunday, Aug 18

Maimonides Society of the Berkshires

Community Program

Berkshires

Opioid Addiction and Its Impact
Sunday, Aug 25

Film: “Birobidzhan”

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

A film about the Jewish Autonomous Oblast, an independent communist state for Jews.
Monday, Aug 26

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community Schindler's List

Film Program

Berkshires

Schindler's List

September

Thursday, Jul 11

New Interactive Study Group on Great Jewish Philosophers

Study Group

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Rabbi Yaffe leads new study group on Jewish Philosophers.

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