Jews in Berkshire County

by Pink Horwitt

Publisher: DOR in Williamstown, Mass.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 74 Downloads: 680
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  • Massachusetts,
  • Berkshire County.,
  • Pittsfield.


  • Jews -- Massachusetts -- Berkshire County.,
  • Jews -- Massachusetts -- Pittsfield.

Edition Notes

Statementby Pink Horwitt, in collaboration with Bertha Skole.
ContributionsSkole, Bertha, joint author.
LC ClassificationsF72.B5 H78
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 74 p.
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5305800M
LC Control Number72088643

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Welcome to the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires. This is where the Berkshire Jewish Community comes together to improve lives and strengthen Jewish community across the Berkshires, in Israel and around the world, now and for future generations.

Canceled: Elder Services of Berkshire County. Jewish charitable institutions are coordinated by the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston and by counterpart organizations in 12 other cities, including Jewish welfare federations in Berkshire County, Merrimack Valley (serving Andover, Haverhill, Lawrence, Lowell, Newburyport and 27 surrounding communities), New Bedford, Northshore.

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Membership is $ each year to the Foundation. Members are offered the opportunity to serve on an advisory grant committee that decides how the funds are distributed.

NOTE: We are not the official website for this community. Town of Reading. Reading, on the confluence of the river Thames and river Kennet in southeast England, has a population of aboutIt was a county borough untilwhen it became a local government district and the county town of the county of Berkshire.

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Temple Anshe Amunim is a Reform temple located at 26 Broad Street in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The congregation was founded by German Jewish immigrants in as Orthodox, but adopted Reform practice in It is the second-oldest Reform congregation in the United States and its temple is the oldest synagogue edifice in Western Massachusetts.

InAnshe Amunim joined the Union of Affiliation: Reform Judaism. Latest news about JCoB Jewish Community of Berkshire. JCoB Cheder ended our Autumn term with a pre-Chanukah treat. We normally have a full chanukah party with candle lighting and dinner, but Chanukah is during school holidays this year, so many children.

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The Jewish Community of Berkshire (JCoB) is an Ashkenazi Modern Orthodox Jewish community based in Reading, Berkshire, England. The community was established infollowing an accident when the rabbi injured his knee and was unable to walk to synagogue.

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Berkshire County Massachusetts History Edit Brief History Edit. Berkshire County has always been at the crossroads of settlers on the move. As the western side of the Berkshire Mountains, those moving west from all other Massachusetts counties, Rhode Island, and much of Connecticut, and occasionally from very southern New Hampshire and Vermont would converge here.

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She found time to volunteer for the Junior League of Berkshire County, the NAACP, the Red Cross (“If I said hello to you, you were either going to give me your blood or your money”), and what eventually became the Elizabeth Freeman Center, a vital resource for female survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Indisaster struck.