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Events for:

Everyone

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."


 

November

Thursday, Nov 01

Diverse People in a Smaller World

Artist Talk

Pioneer Valley

Photographic exhibit by Alan Hurwitz of diverse people in a smaller world.
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
Tuesday, Nov 13

Mind, Body & Soul I

Women's Program

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

Pre-Chanukah women's program with latke bar.
Wednesday, Nov 14

Funeral Planning for those who don't plan to die

Workshop

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

Join us to discuss how to make your final wishes clear.
Wednesday, Nov 14

Bake for Thanksgiving Angels

Family Program

Berkshires

CHAI and Families Together Bake Banana Bread for the Thanksgiving Angels!
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
Thursday, Nov 15

Literatour: Author David Hirshberg discusses "My Mother's Son"

Author Appearance

Lower Pioneer Valley

David Hirshberg discusses his debut novel "My Mother's Son"
Friday, Nov 16

LGA All-School Shabbat with Nava Tehila

Artist Talk

Upper Pioneer Valley

Yoel Sykes - Nava Tehila leads a special All-School Shabbat at Lander~Grinspoon Academy!
Friday, Nov 16

Hanukkah Candle-Dipping Workshop for Families

Workshop

Berkshires

Make your own set of locally sourced, earth friendly beeswax Hanukkah candles!
Friday, Nov 16

Nava Tehila Kabbalat Shabbat Shirah at Beit Ahavah

Spiritual Practice

Upper Pioneer Valley

Nava Tehila's Yoel Sykes leads Kabbalat Shabbat Jerusalem-style with uplifting prayersongs!
Saturday, Nov 17

Nava Tehila Shabbat Morning at JCA

Spiritual Practice

Upper Pioneer Valley

Nava Tehila's Yoel Sykes with Rabbi Ben Weiner & Shabbat Ne'imah Band members at JCA
Saturday, Nov 17

Renewal Shabbat at SOZ

Spiritual Practice

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Renewal Shabbat service with festive kiddush.
Saturday, Nov 17

Shabbat Sing

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

A favorite monthly gathering, Shabbat Sing is for people who want to sing our hearts out.
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.
Sunday, Nov 18

Ron Rosenstock: "Sacred Spaces: Photographs from Around the World

Artist Talk

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

Join master photographer Ron Rosenstock as he presents his latest exhibition.
Sunday, Nov 18

Community Book Celebration and Conversation with Dr. Sharon Saline and Educator Hilary Gollis.

Book Discussion

Upper Pioneer Valley

A Community Book Celebration and Conversation
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
Monday, Nov 26

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community Moving Towards Health

Community Program

Berkshires

Moving Towards Health with Thea Basis
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
Thursday, Nov 29

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Life and Impact of Shabbetai Tzvi"

Community Program

Berkshires

Shabbetai Tzvi

December

Thursday, Nov 01

Diverse People in a Smaller World

Artist Talk

Pioneer Valley

Photographic exhibit by Alan Hurwitz of diverse people in a smaller world.
Saturday, Dec 01

Tot Shabbat

Spiritual Practice

Lower Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat service for children ages 5 & under with a parent or grandparent.
Saturday, Dec 01

Shabbat Family Jam

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Shabbat Family Jam is an exuberant, participatory, musical service for kids ages 5-12 and families.
Saturday, Dec 01

Make A Tallit!

Family Program

Berkshires

Make a Tallit with us!
Sunday, Dec 02

CBI Adult Education presents: Wise Aging

Community Program

Pioneer Valley

Explore finding meaning in the aging process in a four-part community conversation.
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."
Sunday, Dec 02

3rd Annual Holyoke Hannuka menorah lighting

Holiday Celebration

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

3rd Annual Chanukah Menorah lighting at Holyoke City Hall.
Monday, Dec 03

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Robert Frost"

Community Program

Berkshires

Robert Frost's Time in Shaftsbury, Vermont
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.
Thursday, Dec 06

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community Combating Poverty of the Mind

Community Program

Berkshires

Creative Exploration and Good Questions
Thursday, Dec 06

Diverse People in a Smaller World

Artist Talk

Pioneer Valley

Photographic exhibit by Alan Hurwitz of diverse people in a smaller world.
Friday, Dec 07

Knosh & Knowledge "The Jewish World of Elvis Presley"

Community Program

Berkshires

Jewish World of Elvis Presley
Friday, Dec 07

Young Families Chanukah Kabbalat Shabbat

Holiday Celebration

Berkshires

Young families Chanukah Kabbalat Shabbat with singing, blessings and snacks.
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.
Friday, Dec 07

Comunity Crib Chanukah Shabbat

Family Program

Berkshires

Temple Anshe Amunim's Chanukah Shabbat Service with dinner to follow.
Friday, Dec 07

Hanukkah Shabbat Dinner

Holiday Celebration

Lower Pioneer Valley

Join us for a festive Shabbat dinner on the 6th night of Hanukkah!
Saturday, Dec 08

Shabbat Shabloom

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Celebrate the end of the week with joyful music, movement and storytelling for ages 0-5 and families
Saturday, Dec 08

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.
Saturday, Dec 08

Make A Tallit!

Family Program

Berkshires

Make a Tallit with us!
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.
Monday, Dec 10

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Bimuelos and Keftes and Gelt, Oh My!"

Community Program

Berkshires

Chanukah Foods
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.
Thursday, Dec 13

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community 92nd St Y

Film Program

Berkshires

Genius and the Story of the Jews
Saturday, Dec 15

Shabbat Sing

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

A favorite monthly gathering, Shabbat Sing is for people who want to sing our hearts out.
Saturday, Dec 15

Make A Tallit!

Family Program

Berkshires

Make a Tallit with us!
Sunday, Dec 16

CBI Adult Education presents: Wise Aging

Community Program

Pioneer Valley

Explore finding meaning in the aging process in a four-part community conversation.
Monday, Dec 17

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community Hearing and Balance

Community Program

Berkshires

Interaction Between Hearing and Balance
Thursday, Dec 20

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community Chair Yoga

Community Program

Berkshires

Easy Yoga for Flexibility
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.
Sunday, Dec 23

Hazon Meditation Retreat

Retreat

Berkshires

Support body, mind, heart, and spirit to create conditions ripe for rest and discovery.

January

Thursday, Nov 01

Diverse People in a Smaller World

Artist Talk

Pioneer Valley

Photographic exhibit by Alan Hurwitz of diverse people in a smaller world.
Saturday, Dec 01

Make A Tallit!

Family Program

Berkshires

Make a Tallit with us!
Thursday, Dec 06

Diverse People in a Smaller World

Artist Talk

Pioneer Valley

Photographic exhibit by Alan Hurwitz of diverse people in a smaller world.
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.
Saturday, Jan 05

Shabbat Family Jam

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Shabbat Family Jam is an exuberant, participatory, musical service for kids ages 5-12 and families.
Saturday, Jan 05

Make A Tallit!

Family Program

Berkshires

Make a Tallit with us!
Sunday, Jan 06

CBI Adult Education presents: Wise Aging

Community Program

Pioneer Valley

Explore finding meaning in the aging process in a four-part community conversation.
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.
Tuesday, Jan 08

Israel & the ‘Other’: Exploring Biblical Views of Non-Israelites

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

Mini-course with Joel Kaminsky, Ph.D., Morningstar Family Professor of Jewish Studies, Smith College
Saturday, Jan 12

Shabbat Shabloom

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Celebrate the end of the week with joyful music, movement and storytelling for ages 0-5 and families
Saturday, Jan 12

Make A Tallit!

Family Program

Berkshires

Make a Tallit with us!
Tuesday, Jan 15

Literatour: Kitty Zeldis Discusses "Not Our Kind"

Author Appearance

Pioneer Valley

Join Kitty Zeldis as she discusses her novel "Not Our Kind".
Tuesday, Jan 15

Israel & the ‘Other’: Exploring Biblical Views of Non-Israelites

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

Mini-course with Joel Kaminsky, Ph.D., Morningstar Family Professor of Jewish Studies, Smith College
Saturday, Jan 19

Shabbat Sing

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

A favorite monthly gathering, Shabbat Sing is for people who want to sing our hearts out.
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

CBI Adult Education presents: Wise Aging

Community Program

Pioneer Valley

Explore finding meaning in the aging process in a four-part community conversation.
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
Tuesday, Jan 22

Israel & the ‘Other’: Exploring Biblical Views of Non-Israelites

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

Mini-course with Joel Kaminsky, Ph.D., Morningstar Family Professor of Jewish Studies, Smith College
Saturday, Jan 26

Make A Tallit!

Family Program

Berkshires

Make a Tallit with us!
Tuesday, Jan 29

Israel & the ‘Other’: Exploring Biblical Views of Non-Israelites

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

Mini-course with Joel Kaminsky, Ph.D., Morningstar Family Professor of Jewish Studies, Smith College

February

Thursday, Nov 01

Diverse People in a Smaller World

Artist Talk

Pioneer Valley

Photographic exhibit by Alan Hurwitz of diverse people in a smaller world.
Thursday, Dec 06

Diverse People in a Smaller World

Artist Talk

Pioneer Valley

Photographic exhibit by Alan Hurwitz of diverse people in a smaller world.
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.
Saturday, Feb 02

Shabbat Family Jam

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Shabbat Family Jam is an exuberant, participatory, musical service for kids ages 5-12 and families.
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.
Tuesday, Feb 05

Israel & the ‘Other’: Exploring Biblical Views of Non-Israelites

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

Mini-course with Joel Kaminsky, Ph.D., Morningstar Family Professor of Jewish Studies, Smith College
Saturday, Feb 09

Shabbat Shabloom

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Celebrate the end of the week with joyful music, movement and storytelling for ages 0-5 and families
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.
Saturday, Mar 02

Shabbat Family Jam

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Shabbat Family Jam is an exuberant, participatory, musical service for kids ages 5-12 and families.
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

Shabbat Shabloom

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Celebrate the end of the week with joyful music, movement and storytelling for ages 0-5 and families
Saturday, Mar 09

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.
Saturday, Mar 16

Shabbat Sing

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

A favorite monthly gathering, Shabbat Sing is for people who want to sing our hearts out.
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
Sunday, Mar 31

Hazon Rabbis’ Retreat

Retreat

Berkshires

Rabbis and spiritual leaders: Join us for an unforgettable experience with new and old friends!

April

Sunday, Mar 31

Hazon Rabbis’ Retreat

Retreat

Berkshires

Rabbis and spiritual leaders: Join us for an unforgettable experience with new and old friends!
Friday, Apr 05

JCA Family Friday

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Join once a month as we welcome Shabbat with Felicia Sloin.
Saturday, Apr 06

Shabbat Family Jam

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Shabbat Family Jam is an exuberant, participatory, musical service for kids ages 5-12 and families.
Saturday, Apr 13

Shabbat Shabloom

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Celebrate the end of the week with joyful music, movement and storytelling for ages 0-5 and families
Saturday, Apr 20

Shabbat Sing

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

A favorite monthly gathering, Shabbat Sing is for people who want to sing our hearts out.

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