By Cindy Mindell Last year marked the 20th anniversary of the release of Schindler’s List, a feature film hailed by critics, audiences, educators, public figures, and media personalities throughout the… Read more
Conversation with… Rabbi Steven Greenberg: A renowned gay Orthodox rabbi examines the nexus between Judaism and inclusion.
By Cindy Mindell Two years have passed since the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism unanimously approved two model same-sex marriage ceremonies. The end… Read more
By Stacey Dresner NORTHAMPTON – Eighteen years ago, a small group of families in the Upper Pioneer Valley were seeking a Jewish day school education for their children close to… Read more
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
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
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
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 campers in Massachusetts are enjoying lots of fun in the sun! Here are scenes from Jewish camps around the area.