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March

Thursday, Jan 01

Ongoing Sunday Mornings: JCA: B'tzelem Elohim/ In God's Image

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

A Monthly Parent/ Grandparent Support & Education Group
Thursday, Jan 01

Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing!

Women's Program

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! are groups for Jewish girls in 6th-9th grades.
Thursday, Jan 01

Ongoing on Wednesdays: Lunch and Learn

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

Join Rabbi Weiner Wednesdays, 12:15 - 1:15, to study Halakha. Drop-in participants are welcome.
Thursday, Jan 01

Ongoing in January: Us & Them: Discrimination during the Holocaust and Today Outreach Program

Exhibit & Programs

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

Outreach program presented by Springfield Museums.
Thursday, Jan 01

Felix Lembersky: Soviet Form, Jewish Context

Exhibit

Southern Vermont, Upper Pioneer Valley

Work by the important but long-overlooked Soviet-era artist Felix Lembersky (1913-70).
Friday, Jan 02

Tot Shabbat & Tot Sha-potluck

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

A wonderful, musical hour welcoming the Sabbath & holidays for families of kids ages 0-6!
Friday, Jan 02

JCA Tot Shabbat

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat at the JCA with Anna Sobel, followed by a potluck.
Tuesday, Jan 06

Conversational Hebrew

Class

Berkshires

Learn to speak Hebrew from a native Israeli, and improve conversational skills.
Friday, Jan 09

Kids Kabbalat Shabbat

Class

Berkshires

Welcome Shabbat with delight! Celebration for kids aged 2 to 7 and their caregivers.
Saturday, Jan 10

Kids 3-4 Shabbat Preschool

Class

Berkshires

Preschoolers will learn Jewish values, Torah stories, holiday traditions, music, arts & crafts.
Monday, Jan 12

Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

Class

Berkshires

Improve your fluency in reading Hebrew.
Tuesday, Feb 24

Babyccino

Community Program

Pioneer Valley

A chic meet for mod moms and their tots
Wednesday, Feb 25

Beginning Conversational Hebrew

Class

Pioneer Valley

An 8-session course taught by Henia Lewin to learn Hebrew as it is spoken in Israel today.
Tuesday, Mar 03

Introduction to the Study of Jewish Texts

Class

Pioneer Valley

A 4-session class that will focus on the structure and content of the fundamental Jewish books.
Thursday, Mar 05

Festive Megillat Esther Reading

Reading & Discussion

Berkshires

Bring lunch and enjoy a festive reading of Megillat Esther. Hamentaschen and drinks provided.
Thursday, Mar 05

JFB Program "Esther and Vashti: Speaking Truth to Power"

Community Program

Berkshires


Thursday, Mar 05

PURIM AT THE IRON HORSE W/ BROOKLYN JAZZ WARRIORS

Holiday Celebration

Upper Pioneer Valley

PURIM AT THE IRON HORSE W/ BROOKLYN JAZZ WARRIORS GET READY FOR THE COSTUME PARTY OF THE YEAR!
Thursday, Mar 05

The Ones We Carry

Author Appearance

Pioneer Valley

THE ONES WE CARRY: A Literary Evening featuring Lesléa Newman reading from I CARRY MY MOTHER.
Friday, Mar 06

Shabbat and Purim-PALOOZA!

Family Program

Berkshires

A wild & wacky parody of favorite game shows follows shabbat service and dinner.
Friday, Mar 06

Rimon's Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabba Kaya and Reb Shir Yaakov

Spiritual Practice

Berkshires

A Musical and Contemplative Shabbat Service and Community Vegetarian Pot-Luck Shabbat Dinner
Friday, Mar 06

Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence

Lecture & Discussion

Pioneer Valley

SINAI AND BEYOND: A FRESH LOOK AT THE MITZVOT -- Prof Jay Berkovitz, Forest Pk Scholar-in-Residence
Saturday, Mar 07

Movie: Above and Beyond The Untold True Story

Film Program

Berkshires

Documentary Film and Discussion
Saturday, Mar 07

Seventh Annual Queen Esther’s Drag Ball and Karaoke Dance Party

Holiday Celebration

Upper Pioneer Valley

Celebrate Purim with our annual Queen Esther's Drag Ball Dance Party at Diva's
Saturday, Mar 07

OM SHALOM IN CONCERT

Concert

All regions

Om Shalom in Concert at JCA. Expand your capacity for joy!
Saturday, Mar 07

Mendelssohn's "Elijah"

Concert

Pioneer Valley

The Smith College Choirs and Penn State University Men's Glee Club perform Mendelssohn's "Elijah".
Sunday, Mar 08

A Night Around the Table

Lecture & Discussion

Pioneer Valley

Pick a speaker for a talk and parlor-room conversation over wine, appetizers, dinner and dessert.
Sunday, Mar 08

Film: "Hungry Hearts"

Film Program

Pioneer Valley


Sunday, Mar 08

Jewish Genealogy: How to Find Your Jewish Great-Grandparents Even Though You Think It's Impossible

Lecture & Discussion

Pioneer Valley

Learn the basic tools and strategies for researching your Jewish (and other) ancestors.
Sunday, Mar 08

Purim Carnival

Family Program

Berkshires

Join us for this festive Purim Carnival with games and crafts for children of all ages!
Monday, Mar 09

JFB presents "QiGong - A Simple, Natural Exercise to Enhance your Well-Being"

Community Program

Berkshires


Wednesday, Mar 11

Learning & Loving Hebrew

Workshop

Pioneer Valley

Come and work with your colleagues, gain some practical strategies that work!
Thursday, Mar 12

JFB screening of documentary ALIVE INSIDE

Film Program

Berkshires


Thursday, Mar 12

La Cosecha/The Harvest

Film Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

The Tikun Olam Committee of Jewish Community of Amherst is pleased to show The Harvest/La Cosecha
Thursday, Mar 12

“Je suis Charlie: Religion, State, and Identity.”

Lecture & Discussion

Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Recent events in France related to the attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and Hyper Cacher market
Sunday, Mar 15

Teaching Jewish History to Young People

Author Appearance

Pioneer Valley

Mitchell Silver will discuss how and why he has written this Jewish history for young adults.
Sunday, Mar 15

Today's Teens: Substance Abuse in the Suburbs

Community Program

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

Learn why deadly drugs are alluring to teens today.
Sunday, Mar 15

JFB and PJ Library sponsor Family FUNday

Family Program

Berkshires


Monday, Mar 16

JFB presents "Stories Make us Human" with Paula Lee Hellman

Community Program

Berkshires


Monday, Mar 16

Knowledge Is Power

Parenting Program

Pioneer Valley

How to understand your children’s learning styles and help them pay attention better too!
Wednesday, Mar 18

Blood Drive

Community Program

Berkshires

Contact the American Red Cross to donate blood: www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood.
Thursday, Mar 19

JFB welcomes Rabbi Levi Volovik to retell the Passover story

Community Program

Berkshires


Sunday, Mar 22

Brooklyn Bus Trip

Women's Program

All regions

Get your shopping for Passover done while getting an insider’s tour of Borough Park & Park Slope!
Sunday, Mar 22

Film: "The Klezmatics: On Holy Ground"

Film Program

Pioneer Valley


Sunday, Mar 22

A Woman's Journey

Lecture & Discussion

All regions

Talk by Maharat Rory Picker Neiss, one of the first female orthodox clergy members to be ordained.
Sunday, Mar 22

The Resurgence of Anti-Semitism in Contemporary Europe

Lecture & Discussion

Pioneer Valley

History professor James Wald will lead a panel discussion with other experts on this timely subject.
Sunday, Mar 22

J Street Challenge Screening and Discussion

Film Program

Lower Pioneer Valley

What does it really mean to be Pro Israel and Pro Peace?
Monday, Mar 23

JFB program on Northern Berkshire Community Coalition

Community Program

Berkshires


Thursday, Mar 26

JFB presents a reading of poetry from "Poetry of Sacred Time"

Reading & Discussion

Berkshires


Thursday, Mar 26

Fiddler on the Roof

Performance

Lower Pioneer Valley

Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Broadway opening of Fiddler on the Roof! It's Tradition!
Friday, Mar 27

JFB Knosh & Knowledge Historical Documentary "The World Was Ours"

Film Program

Berkshires


Sunday, Mar 29

Yachad Passover

Family Program

Berkshires

Join us for a day of exploration and celebration in anticipation of Passover!
Sunday, Mar 29

Creating a Jewish Themed Cross-Stitch Project

Workshop

Pioneer Valley

Learn how to create a Jewish themed cross-stitch project to brighten your home or give as a gift.
Sunday, Mar 29

Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project

Performance

Pioneer Valley

The play Life in a Jar portrays Irena Sendler, who saved 2500 Jewish children during the Holocaust.
Sunday, Mar 29

"Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream"

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

New documentary on last family-owned matzo makers in U.S.
Sunday, Mar 29

Hunger Awareness Arts Fest

Community Program

Pioneer Valley

Music, dance, art exhibits and CAN-struction sculptures will highlight issues of local hunger.
Sunday, Mar 29

Forbidden Art Exhibit

Exhibit

Pioneer Valley

An exhibition featuring 20 works of art made by prisoners in Nazi concentration camps during WWII.

April

Thursday, Jan 01

Ongoing Sunday Mornings: JCA: B'tzelem Elohim/ In God's Image

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

A Monthly Parent/ Grandparent Support & Education Group
Thursday, Jan 01

Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing!

Women's Program

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! are groups for Jewish girls in 6th-9th grades.
Thursday, Jan 01

Ongoing on Wednesdays: Lunch and Learn

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

Join Rabbi Weiner Wednesdays, 12:15 - 1:15, to study Halakha. Drop-in participants are welcome.
Thursday, Jan 01

Ongoing in January: Us & Them: Discrimination during the Holocaust and Today Outreach Program

Exhibit & Programs

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

Outreach program presented by Springfield Museums.
Friday, Jan 02

Tot Shabbat & Tot Sha-potluck

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

A wonderful, musical hour welcoming the Sabbath & holidays for families of kids ages 0-6!
Friday, Jan 02

JCA Tot Shabbat

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat at the JCA with Anna Sobel, followed by a potluck.
Tuesday, Jan 06

Conversational Hebrew

Class

Berkshires

Learn to speak Hebrew from a native Israeli, and improve conversational skills.
Friday, Jan 09

Kids Kabbalat Shabbat

Class

Berkshires

Welcome Shabbat with delight! Celebration for kids aged 2 to 7 and their caregivers.
Saturday, Jan 10

Kids 3-4 Shabbat Preschool

Class

Berkshires

Preschoolers will learn Jewish values, Torah stories, holiday traditions, music, arts & crafts.
Monday, Jan 12

Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

Class

Berkshires

Improve your fluency in reading Hebrew.
Wednesday, Feb 25

Beginning Conversational Hebrew

Class

Pioneer Valley

An 8-session course taught by Henia Lewin to learn Hebrew as it is spoken in Israel today.
Sunday, Mar 29

Forbidden Art Exhibit

Exhibit

Pioneer Valley

An exhibition featuring 20 works of art made by prisoners in Nazi concentration camps during WWII.
Saturday, Apr 04

Second Night Passover Seder Service & Dinner

Holiday Celebration

Berkshires

Seder dinner follows a community service led by Rabbi Josh Breindel and religious school students.
Monday, Apr 06

JFB presents Berkshire Center for Justice, Inc.

Community Program

Berkshires


Thursday, Apr 09

JFB presents Rabbi Ivan Caine who will speak on Pesach

Community Program

Berkshires


Sunday, Apr 12

"Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sects" - secular Jewish history study group

Reading & Discussion

Berkshires

Secular Jewish history study group at Ahavath Sholom in GB, MA. Chaired by Al Steiner.
Sunday, Apr 12

"The Oven"

Performance

Pioneer Valley

Monologue written and performed by Ilan Stavans
Sunday, Apr 12

Community film screening for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Community Program

Berkshires


Sunday, Apr 12

Hebrew Calligraphy for Beginners

Class

Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Learn one basic Hebrew font in just 3 hours with experienced teacher Jane Trigère. Ages 16-adult.
Monday, Apr 13

JFB presents Paging Through the Memories: The Making of a Book

Community Program

Berkshires


Monday, Apr 13

Chanting Torah

Class

Pioneer Valley

Cantor Elise Barber will teach a 6-session course on how to chant Torah.
Thursday, Apr 16

JFB to show the film Judgment at Nuremberg to mark Yom HaShoah

Film Program

Berkshires


Sunday, Apr 19

"Mamele"

Film Program

Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Featuring the Yiddish film star Molly Picon
Monday, Apr 20

JFB Program "The Process of Aging" with therapist Maggie Bittman

Community Program

Berkshires


Thursday, Apr 23

JFB Program celebrating Yom Ha'atzmaut with Rabbi Jan Kaufman

Community Program

Berkshires


Thursday, Apr 23

German Film Series: "Eichmanns Ende"

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

Screenings at 4 pm and 7:30 pm.
Friday, Apr 24

Tikvah Family Shabbaton

Retreat

All regions

A supportive, fun-filled Shabbat retreat for parents, siblings, and children with disabilities.
Sunday, Apr 26

Community Open House

Community Program

Pioneer Valley

Day of free events including talks and exhibit opening
Sunday, Apr 26

The Art of Spiritual Eldering

Lecture & Discussion

Pioneer Valley

An introduction to Spiritual Eldering, a concept developed by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi.

May

Thursday, Jan 01

Ongoing on Wednesdays: Lunch and Learn

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

Join Rabbi Weiner Wednesdays, 12:15 - 1:15, to study Halakha. Drop-in participants are welcome.
Thursday, Jan 01

Ongoing in January: Us & Them: Discrimination during the Holocaust and Today Outreach Program

Exhibit & Programs

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

Outreach program presented by Springfield Museums.
Thursday, Jan 01

Ongoing Sunday Mornings: JCA: B'tzelem Elohim/ In God's Image

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

A Monthly Parent/ Grandparent Support & Education Group
Thursday, Jan 01

Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing!

Women's Program

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! are groups for Jewish girls in 6th-9th grades.
Friday, Jan 02

Tot Shabbat & Tot Sha-potluck

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

A wonderful, musical hour welcoming the Sabbath & holidays for families of kids ages 0-6!
Friday, Jan 02

JCA Tot Shabbat

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat at the JCA with Anna Sobel, followed by a potluck.
Tuesday, Jan 06

Conversational Hebrew

Class

Berkshires

Learn to speak Hebrew from a native Israeli, and improve conversational skills.
Friday, Jan 09

Kids Kabbalat Shabbat

Class

Berkshires

Welcome Shabbat with delight! Celebration for kids aged 2 to 7 and their caregivers.
Saturday, Jan 10

Kids 3-4 Shabbat Preschool

Class

Berkshires

Preschoolers will learn Jewish values, Torah stories, holiday traditions, music, arts & crafts.
Monday, Jan 12

Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

Class

Berkshires

Improve your fluency in reading Hebrew.
Monday, Apr 13

Chanting Torah

Class

Pioneer Valley

Cantor Elise Barber will teach a 6-session course on how to chant Torah.
Saturday, May 02

The Jewish Diva in Film: Barbra Streisand's Funny Girl

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

Enjoy the strikingly modern themes of this Streisand film and sing along with your favorite tunes.
Sunday, May 03

"The Oven"

Performance

Pioneer Valley

Monologue written and performed by Ilan Stavans
Sunday, May 10

"Welcome to Kutsher's" & "Dirty Dancing"

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

Borscht Belt Film Festival Double Feature
Sunday, May 17

"When Comedy Went to School"

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Borscht Belt Film Festival
Thursday, May 21

Sidonia’s Thread: A Study in Resilience

Lecture & Discussion

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley

Sidonia’s Thread: A Study in Resilience Hanna Perlstein Marcus, author
Sunday, May 31

Mak'hela

Concert

Pioneer Valley

Jewish choral group dedicated to performing works from all facets of the Jewish world

June

Thursday, Jan 01

Ongoing in January: Us & Them: Discrimination during the Holocaust and Today Outreach Program

Exhibit & Programs

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

Outreach program presented by Springfield Museums.
Friday, Jan 02

Tot Shabbat & Tot Sha-potluck

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

A wonderful, musical hour welcoming the Sabbath & holidays for families of kids ages 0-6!
Friday, Jan 02

JCA Tot Shabbat

Family Program

Upper Pioneer Valley

Tot Shabbat at the JCA with Anna Sobel, followed by a potluck.
Tuesday, Jan 06

Conversational Hebrew

Class

Berkshires

Learn to speak Hebrew from a native Israeli, and improve conversational skills.
Monday, Jan 12

Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

Class

Berkshires

Improve your fluency in reading Hebrew.
Sunday, Jun 07

"A Walk on the Moon"

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

Part of the Borscht Belt Film Festival
Sunday, Jun 21

"Itzik & Mickey: Stories from Brooklyn and Beyond"

Author Appearance

Pioneer Valley

Reading from two brothers' memoirs

July

Tuesday, Jan 06

Conversational Hebrew

Class

Berkshires

Learn to speak Hebrew from a native Israeli, and improve conversational skills.
Monday, Jan 12

Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

Class

Berkshires

Improve your fluency in reading Hebrew.
Sunday, Jul 05

"From Shtetl to Swing"

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

Musical documentary

August

Tuesday, Jan 06

Conversational Hebrew

Class

Berkshires

Learn to speak Hebrew from a native Israeli, and improve conversational skills.
Monday, Jan 12

Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

Class

Berkshires

Improve your fluency in reading Hebrew.
Sunday, Aug 02

Gallery Talk: "Echoes of the Borscht Belt"

Artist Talk

Pioneer Valley

Echoes of the Borscht Belt: Contemporary Photographs by Marisa Scheinfeld
Sunday, Aug 09

Cooking Demonstration with Tina Wasserman

Talk

Pioneer Valley

Challah-baking demonstration

September

Tuesday, Jan 06

Conversational Hebrew

Class

Berkshires

Learn to speak Hebrew from a native Israeli, and improve conversational skills.
Monday, Jan 12

Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

Class

Berkshires

Improve your fluency in reading Hebrew.

October

Tuesday, Jan 06

Conversational Hebrew

Class

Berkshires

Learn to speak Hebrew from a native Israeli, and improve conversational skills.
Monday, Jan 12

Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

Class

Berkshires

Improve your fluency in reading Hebrew.

November

Tuesday, Jan 06

Conversational Hebrew

Class

Berkshires

Learn to speak Hebrew from a native Israeli, and improve conversational skills.
Monday, Jan 12

Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

Class

Berkshires

Improve your fluency in reading Hebrew.

December

Tuesday, Jan 06

Conversational Hebrew

Class

Berkshires

Learn to speak Hebrew from a native Israeli, and improve conversational skills.
Monday, Jan 12

Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

Class

Berkshires

Improve your fluency in reading Hebrew.

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