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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."


 

April

Thursday, Apr 12

"Us and Them: Discrimination during the Holocaust and Today" school outreach program

Class

Berkshires, Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

This program is free through the generous support of community donors!
Wednesday, Apr 18

Jewish Family Jam

Music

Upper Pioneer Valley

Jewish music class for children 0-3 and their caregivers!
Monday, Apr 23

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "The Process of Aging"

Community Program

Berkshires

The Process of Aging
Monday, Apr 23

Jewish Book Group

Book Group

Pioneer Valley

Join us as we discuss "The Faith Club" by Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner.
Tuesday, Apr 24

The Jewish In Me Writing Workshop

Workshop

Upper Pioneer Valley

THE JEWISH IN ME WRITING WORKSHOP - $72 for 5 classes, Tuesday nights 6:45 - 8:45 PM
Thursday, Apr 26

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Current Affairs"

Community Program

Berkshires

"Current Affairs"
Friday, Apr 27

MUSIC CLASS!

Music

Lower Pioneer Valley

Music Class for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers!
Friday, Apr 27

Jewish Composers from Around the World: Featuring Guitarist Kevin Sherwin

Community Program

Lower Pioneer Valley

Lecture and performance by guitarist Kevin Sherwin. Lunch included!
Friday, Apr 27

Yom Ha’atzmaut Kabbalat Shabbat and Seder

Holiday Celebration

Berkshires

Temple Anshe Amunim invites the community to join in a celebration for Israel’s 70th birthday.
Sunday, Apr 29

Community Open House at the Yiddish Book Center

Community Program

Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

A day of events, featuring the 2018 Melinda Rosenblatt Lecture presented by David Fishman.
Sunday, Apr 29

Meet Me at the Well book event

Artist Talk

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Meet the authors/book reading of Meet Me at the Well.
Sunday, Apr 29

Cultivating Spiritual Maturity with Rabbi Shefa Gold

Workshop

Pioneer Valley, Southern Vermont, Upper Pioneer Valley

Temple Israel looks forward to a return visit by this innovative and remarkable teacher.
Sunday, Apr 29

The Bill & Lynn Foggle Great Issues Lecture Series Presents Jeffrey Goldberg

Author Appearance

Lower Pioneer Valley

An afternoon with Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic.
Sunday, Apr 29

Isle of Klezbos at IMA (Goshen MA) Institute for the Musical Arts

Concert

Berkshires, Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

ISLE of KLEZBOS soulful, fun-loving all-gal powerhouse: Yiddish tradition & beyond, 20th anniv tour!
Sunday, Apr 29

The People's Beit Midrash: Northampton

Class

Upper Pioneer Valley

A radical Talmud series.
Sunday, Apr 29

[email protected] Israel Story, Mix Tape

Performance

Pioneer Valley

[email protected]: Israel Story, Live Show
Sunday, Apr 29

“Mixtape”- The Stories Behind Israel’s Ultimate Playlist

Performance

Pioneer Valley

Israel Story will be coming to the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Sunday, April 29.
Monday, Apr 30

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Do Dogs Really Understand Hebrew?"

Community Program

Berkshires

"Do Dogs Really Understand Hebrew?"

May

Thursday, Apr 12

"Us and Them: Discrimination during the Holocaust and Today" school outreach program

Class

Berkshires, Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

This program is free through the generous support of community donors!
Wednesday, Apr 18

Jewish Family Jam

Music

Upper Pioneer Valley

Jewish music class for children 0-3 and their caregivers!
Tuesday, May 01

JCC-to-Jerusalem Fun

Community Program

Pioneer Valley

The general public is invited to convert fitness activities into mileage to Israel.
Tuesday, May 01

Islam for Jews and Other Interested Learners

Class

Pioneer Valley

Introduction to Islam for Jews and Other Interested Learners
Tuesday, May 01

The Jewish In Me Writing Workshop

Workshop

Upper Pioneer Valley

THE JEWISH IN ME WRITING WORKSHOP - $72 for 5 classes, Tuesday nights 6:45 - 8:45 PM
Thursday, May 03

Lag B'omer Rides & Barbecue

Holiday Celebration

Pioneer Valley

Lag B'Omer barbecue and rides. Fun for all ages.
Friday, May 04

MUSIC CLASS!

Music

Lower Pioneer Valley

Music Class for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers!
Friday, May 04

Tot Shabbat & Tot Sha-Potluck!

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat is the monthly musical hour welcoming the Sabbath for families with kids ages 0-6.
Sunday, May 06

The People's Beit Midrash: Northampton

Class

Upper Pioneer Valley

A radical Talmud series.
Sunday, May 06

Jews & Jazz

Artist Talk

Berkshires

Andy Kelly leads his quartet as they play music and teach us about Jewish influences on Jazz.
Tuesday, May 08

Islam for Jews and Other Interested Learners

Class

Pioneer Valley

Introduction to Islam for Jews and Other Interested Learners
Tuesday, May 08

The Jewish In Me Writing Workshop

Workshop

Upper Pioneer Valley

THE JEWISH IN ME WRITING WORKSHOP - $72 for 5 classes, Tuesday nights 6:45 - 8:45 PM
Tuesday, May 08

Torah and Dharma

Talk

Berkshires

Exploring Connections Between Judaism and Buddhism
Thursday, May 10

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Two Contemporary Poets Read"

Community Program

Berkshires

Contemporary Poets
Thursday, May 10

Using Theatre to Extend Community and Deepen Empathy

Talk

Berkshires

Daniel Kramer, Artistic Director of the Chester Theatre Company will discuss the theatre's vision.
Friday, May 11

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires Crossing the Line: Anti-Semitism, BDS and Civil Rights

Community Program

Berkshires

Knosh & Knowledge
Friday, May 11

Shabbat Zimrah

Spiritual Practice

Lower Pioneer Valley

Join Cantor Barber and guest musicians for a lively, 1-hour service.
Saturday, May 12

Shabbat B'Yachad "Sabbath Together" at Beit Ahavah

Community Program

Berkshires, Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

"Shabbos Sugar Shack" challah French toast lunch after learning and musical service for all ages.
Saturday, May 12

Beit Ahaversary ~ Celebrating 20 Years!

Community Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

BEIT AHAVERSARY ~ Celebrating 20 Years ~ Community-wide celebration of Beit Ahavah and love
Sunday, May 13

The People's Beit Midrash: Northampton

Class

Upper Pioneer Valley

A radical Talmud series.
Monday, May 14

An Evening with Jeremy Benstein

Lecture & Discussion

Lower Pioneer Valley

Think Global, Act Jewish: Working for a Sustainable Israel
Tuesday, May 15

Islam for Jews and Other Interested Learners

Class

Pioneer Valley

Introduction to Islam for Jews and Other Interested Learners
Tuesday, May 15

The Jewish In Me Writing Workshop

Workshop

Upper Pioneer Valley

THE JEWISH IN ME WRITING WORKSHOP - $72 for 5 classes, Tuesday nights 6:45 - 8:45 PM
Wednesday, May 16

Sisterhood Torah Fund Luncheon

Author Appearance

Lower Pioneer Valley

Author Hanna Perlstein Marcus to Speak at Sisterhood Torah Fund Luncheon.
Thursday, May 17

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Billy Budd in the Breadbox"

Author Appearance

Berkshires

"Billy Budd in the Breadbox: The True Story of Herman Melville"
Friday, May 18

Shavuot Retreat

Retreat

Berkshires

Join us for an inclusive Shavuot celebration of revelation.
Friday, May 18

Shabbat @ the J

Family Program

Lower Pioneer Valley

Shabbat program designed for Pre K-3rd Graders. Crafts, challah baking and singing
Saturday, May 19

Shavuot Program with Cara Silverberg

Lecture & Discussion

Lower Pioneer Valley

A special program featuring Jewish environmental educator Cara Silverberg.
Sunday, May 20

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.
Thursday, May 24

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Contemporary Fiction"

Author Appearance

Berkshires

Contemporary Fiction
Thursday, May 31

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "The Art and Science of Medical Music"

Community Program

Berkshires

The Art and Science of Medical Music

June

Thursday, Apr 12

"Us and Them: Discrimination during the Holocaust and Today" school outreach program

Class

Berkshires, Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

This program is free through the generous support of community donors!
Wednesday, Apr 18

Jewish Family Jam

Music

Upper Pioneer Valley

Jewish music class for children 0-3 and their caregivers!
Friday, Jun 01

Tot Shabbat & Tot Sha-Summer Potluck

Family Program

Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat is the monthly musical hour welcoming the Sabbath for families with kids ages 0-6.
Saturday, Jun 02

Jewish Plant Magic

Workshop

Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

plant medicine from diverse Jewish traditions, from ancient times to more recent folk practices
Sunday, Jun 03

Touch a Truck Carnival

Community Program

Lower Pioneer Valley

Any of your children like trucks? This is a fun annual event at the Springfield JCC this June 3rd.
Monday, Jun 04

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "The Life and Legacy of Dr. Janusz Korczak."

Community Program

Berkshires

Janusz Korczak
Thursday, Jun 07

Matches Made in Heaven: Genealogy Research Uncovers Love Stories in a Family of Jewish Immigrants

Talk

Berkshires

What do we know of our ancestors’ deepest commitments beyond the names and the dates?
Saturday, Jun 09

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.
Monday, Jun 11

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Listening to the Still Small Voice"

Community Program

Berkshires

Presentation of Shaker History
Thursday, Jun 14

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Current Affairs"

Community Program

Berkshires

"Current Affairs"
Friday, Jun 15

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires Famous Nathan

Film Program

Berkshires

Knosh & Knowledge
Monday, Jun 18

Frankel-Kinsler Golf Classic

Benefit

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

Save the date for the 2018 Frankel-Kinsler Classic on Monday, June 18, 2018.
Thursday, Jun 28

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Current Affairs"

Community Program

Berkshires

"Current Affairs"

July

Monday, Jul 02

Kallah Week & Shabbaton July 2-8 at UMASS Amherst

Community Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

The ALEPH Alliance for Jewish Renewal "Kallah" week and Shabbaton held at UMASS Amherst!
Monday, Jul 09

Camp Isabella Freedman

Camp

Berkshires

All-inclusive vacation offers good ol’ fashioned summer camp fun with amenities adults will love.
Monday, Jul 09

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

Film Program

Berkshires

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival - one of the longest-running such film events in the United States.
Monday, Jul 16

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

Film Program

Berkshires

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival - one of the longest-running such film events in the United States.
Thursday, Jul 19

Judith Schumer presents her new book, In the Presence of My Enemies.

Author Appearance

Berkshires

This book is the story of Holocaust survivor Adam Zurawin who was labeled as a Nazi collaborator.
Monday, Jul 23

Torah Yoga: Tasting the Tree of Life

Spiritual Practice

Berkshires

Eat together and build community through daily​ Torah study, yoga practice, and ​eating sessions.
Monday, Jul 23

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

Film Program

Berkshires

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival - one of the longest-running such film events in the United States.
Monday, Jul 30

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

Film Program

Berkshires

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival - one of the longest-running such film events in the United States.

August

Wednesday, Aug 01

Hazon Food Conference

Retreat

Berkshires

Expand your culinary skills while experiencing the pleasure of harvesting organic fruits & veggies.
Sunday, Aug 05

JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest

Travel Program

Lower Pioneer Valley

The Maccabi Games are for Jewish teens 13 - 16 and ArtsFest is for ages 12-17.
Monday, Aug 06

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

Film Program

Berkshires

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival - one of the longest-running such film events in the United States.
Monday, Aug 13

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

Film Program

Berkshires

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival - one of the longest-running such film events in the United States.
Friday, Aug 24

Let My People Sing!

Retreat

Berkshires

Experience the liberating potential of song and the importance of a vibrant Jewish singing culture.
Friday, Aug 31

New York Ride & Retreat

Retreat

Berkshires

Our annual fully-supported ride and retreat. Open for people of all cycling levels and ages.

September

Friday, Aug 31

New York Ride & Retreat

Retreat

Berkshires

Our annual fully-supported ride and retreat. Open for people of all cycling levels and ages.
Sunday, Sep 23

Sukkahfest

Retreat

Berkshires

Sukkahfest is Hazon's annual celebration of the harvest festival in a stunning outdoor setting.

October

Sunday, Sep 23

Sukkahfest

Retreat

Berkshires

Sukkahfest is Hazon's annual celebration of the harvest festival in a stunning outdoor setting.

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