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An exceptional wine tasting to benefit women with intellectual disabilities. Local favorites Nejaime’s Wine Cellars will curate a selection of 40+ wines, ciders and craft beers. The event will also feature light hors d’oeuvres, work by Riverbrook artists, and exciting raffles and silent auctions.
FRIDAY, April 21, 2017 from 6-8 PM
Or purchase tickets at Nejaime's Wine Cellars in Lenox and Stockbridge.
Join JTS scholars as they explore examples of Jewish resistance in different contexts: from civil disobedience and armed action to cultural and spiritual forms of resistance. What lessons can we learn from the struggle to maintain humanity and dignity in dangerous and uncertain times?
FRIDAYS, 11:00 AM TO 12:30 PM
JULY 7, 2017
POET AS PROPHET: SOCIAL PROTEST IN MODERN HEBREW POETRY
Dr. Barbara Mann, Simon H. Fabin Associate Professor of Jewish Literature
JULY 21, 2017
RESISTANCE AS A RELIGIOUS VIRTUE: CONFRONTING THE DIVINE IN RABBINIC LITERATURE
Dr. Hillel Ben Sasson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Israel Studies
AUGUST 4, 2017
HANNAH AND HER SONS: THE POWER OF RELIGIOUS RESISTANCE
Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics
AUGUST 18, 2017
“NOT LIKE SHEEP TO THE SLAUGHTER”: WRITING ABOUT RESISTANCE IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE HOLOCAUST
Dr. Avinoam Patt, JTS Fellow and Philip D. Feltman Professor of Modern Jewish History at the University of Hartford
Cost: $25 per session | $85 for all four
Presented in partnership with Knesset Israel and in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires.
Shakespeare & Company is a professional live theatre company in the heart of the Berkshires, presenting a vibrant summer performance season featuring the works of Shakespeare in repertory with classic and contemporary plays. The Company offers one of the most extensive actor training programs by a regional theatre in the country, and is also home to an award-winning and nationally recognized theatre-in-education program.