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Celebrate Jewish Book Month

Celebrate Jewish Book Month

The Springfield JCC and Worcester JCC will welcome a lineup of nationally acclaimed authors just in time for National Jewish Book Month. SPRINGFIELD – In celebration of Jewish Book Month… Read more »

Tarbut Inspires  Israeli Youth through  the Arts

Tarbut Inspires Israeli Youth through the Arts

By Stacey Dresner Members of The Tarbut Community, a group of young Israelis who use the cultural arts as a way to reach out to at-risk youths in Israel, will… Read more »

Conversation with…Dr. Ron Wolfson

Conversation with…Dr. Ron Wolfson

By Laura Porter WORCESTER – From November 7-9, noted educator and author Dr. Ron Wolfson will be in Central Massachusetts to present “Relational Judaism: A Shabbat Weekend Experience.” The program… Read more »

Welcoming our new Israeli Young Emissaries

Welcoming our new Israeli Young Emissaries

This month, Western and Central Massachusetts welcome a new group of Israeli Young Emissaries. “The Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts is thrilled to welcome our new Israeli Emissaries, Noa Elisha… Read more »

Annual Meeting of Jewish Federation/Endowment Foundation of Western Mass. held Sept. 15

Annual Meeting of Jewish Federation/Endowment Foundation of Western Mass. held Sept. 15

AGAWAM – The Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts and the Jewish Endowment Foundation held their annual meeting on Monday, Sept. 15 at Chez Josef in Agawam. This year’s keynote speaker,… Read more »

Shana Tova!

Shana Tova!

A is for Apple By Eileen Goltz In the midst of preparing for yontif there is one food item that, in my opinion, is almost always purchased and rarely homemade…. Read more »

Summer Camp Round-up

Summer Camp Round-up

Summer campers in Massachusetts are enjoying lots of fun in the sun! Here are scenes from Jewish camps around the area.

Standing with Israel

Standing with Israel

By Stacey Dresner In late July, as Hamas missiles continued to fly into Israel and Operation Protective Edge succeeded in taking out terrorist tunnels into Israel, Jewish communities around Massachusetts… Read more »

Rabbi Aviva Fellman Joins Beth Israel in Worcester

Rabbi Aviva Fellman Joins Beth Israel in Worcester

By Laura Porter WORCESTER – On July 25, Congregation Beth Israel welcomed Rabbi Aviva Fellman as she celebrated her first Shabbat in Worcester. Rabbi Fellman, who most recently served as… Read more »

Much more than a Mission

Much more than a Mission

Federation leaders show solidarity with Israel By Stacey Dresner ISRAEL – When representatives of both the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts and the Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts made plans… Read more »