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The Many Stories of Passover

The Many Stories of Passover

If I already know the story what’s the point of telling it all over again? By Rabbi Natan Margalit One of the simple but important sentences that we read on… Read more »

Jewish Endowment Foundation Scholarship Applications Due April 11

Jewish Endowment Foundation Scholarship Applications Due April 11

The Jewish Endowment Foundation of Western Massachusetts (JEF) has scholarships available for young adult travel to Israel and college education. Time is running out to apply. The deadline, April 11th,… Read more »

Passover Food Newly kosher-for-Passover quinoa leaps onto your seder table with three savory dishes

Passover Food Newly kosher-for-Passover quinoa leaps onto your seder table with three savory dishes

By Mollie Katzen/JNS.org Vegetarians, and especially vegans, need some high-protein plant food with a bit of heft to keep them going during Passover, especially if observing the Askanazic tradition that… Read more »

Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival  Celebrates Life Through a Jewish Lens

Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival Celebrates Life Through a Jewish Lens

The Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival will present two weeks of award-winning films from around the world, plus speakers and special events, from March 20 – April 6. In all,… Read more »

Puppets bring story of Rose Valland to life in North Adams

Puppets bring story of Rose Valland to life in North Adams

By Mara Dresner NORTH ADAMS – The life of a Parisian art curator committed to the French resistance and to recording the evidence of the Nazis’ plundering of artworks might… Read more »

2014 Central Mass Jewish Film Festival begins January 18

2014 Central Mass Jewish Film Festival begins January 18

WORCESTER – The 2014 Central Mass Jewish Film Festival will run from Jan. 18 through Jan. 28 and features five films chosen to “Celebrate the Jewish Experience Through Film.” The… Read more »

Puppets bring story of Rose Valland to life in North Adams

Puppets bring story of Rose Valland to life in North Adams

By Mara Dresner NORTH ADAMS – The life of a Parisian art curator committed to the French resistance and to recording the evidence of the Nazis’ plundering of artworks might… Read more »

Kolot – Destination Vilnius

Kolot – Destination Vilnius

By Malky Kosofsky Take a 19-year-old girl straight from Longmeadow and ship her off to Vilnius, and how will she manage? I asked myself that question as I embarked with… Read more »

Teen Philanthropy Group  Seeking Members

Teen Philanthropy Group Seeking Members

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Jewish teens in grades 9 through 12 are invited to apply to join the B’nai Tzedek Youth Foundation, a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation where teens… Read more »

Kaufman’s Barbershop to Premiere in Pittsfield

Kaufman’s Barbershop to Premiere in Pittsfield

By Mara Dresner Upstreet Barbers in Pittsfield is the unique location of Shakespeare & Company’s world premiere of Kaufman’s Barber Shop by Robert Sugarman, August 14 through September 1. In… Read more »