Upcoming Events, Programs & Activities

We look forward to seeing you at our many events.  Read the information below about our exciting activities and upcoming programs you won't want to miss!


TAA Picnic and Baseball Game at Wahconah Park - Sunday, July 15th at 5:00 pm

Join Temple Anshe Amunim for a picnic as we watch the Pittsfield Suns play baseball at Wahconah Park.  The cost is $20 per person which includes the price of a ticket and the picnic.
Please RSVP by July 11th to 413-442-5910 or email: templeoffice@ansheamunim.org.


Lunch & Learn: Thursday, July 19th at 11:30 am
Keren Weiner presents Matches made in heaven: Genealogy Research Uncovers love Stories in a family of Jewish Immigrants

Bring your own lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided. Flyer attached Here!

 
 
 

Play analysis series: Tuesday, July 24 & 31, August 7 and Monday, August 20. at 10:00 am
Starting over: Jews in America with Dr. Barbara Waldinger

$40 for Members; $45 for non-Members for 4 sessions; $15 per single session.

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Havdalah at Tanglewood: Saturday, July 28 at 7:00 pm

Join us for a beautiful evening beginning with a Havdalah Service followed by the music of Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story

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Lunch & Learn: Thursday, August 9, 11:30 am

The SS St. Louis: an illustrated lecture

April 1939: Nearly one thousand Jewish refugees, fleeing the Nazis, board the S.S. St. Louis in Hamburg, Germany, bound for Cuba, where they will await permission to complete their migrationn to the United States. But will they be allowed to disembark in Cuba? In the United States? Anywhere? As part of Temple Anshe Amunim’s Lunch and Learn series, Jesse Waldinger unravels this disturbing episode, so relevant in today’s world.

Participants are invited to bring their own lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided.


Lunch & Learn: Thursday, August 16, 12:00 pm

Death with Dignity
Dr. Larry Pellish, a retired physician, will lead the discussion at Temple Anshe Amunim. The main focus will be the need to dialogue with oneself, one’s family and friends, and with one’s physicians regarding how you define death with dignity. Specific issues like the Massachusetts MOLST (medical order for life sustaining therapies) form, life directives, the Do Not Resuscitate order and health care proxies will be addressed.

Participants are invited to bring their own lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided.


Save the Date: Sunday, August 26, 2018, 7:30 pm...
David Gergen to Speak at 51st Annual Hilda Vallin Feigenbaum Lecture

51st Annual Hilda Vallin Feigenbaum Memorial Lecture will be held on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 7:30 pm at Temple Anshe Amunim.  The speaker will be David Gergen a professor of public service and co-director ot the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School, positions he has held for over a decade. In addition, he serves as a senior political analyst for CNN and works actively with a rising generation of new leaders. In the past, he has served as a White House adviser to four U.S. presidents of both parties: Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Clinton.

The lecture is free and open to the public. The topic will be, “Eyewitness to Power: Leadership in America.” The lecture, sponsored by the Temple Anshe Amunim Feigenbaum Lecture Endowment, is free and open to the public


Celebrate with our Temple Family. 

Birthdays, anniversaries and other joyful events should be shared.  With that in mind, the Worship Committee and Rabbi Liz extend an invitation to our Temple family to attend the first Shabbat of month during their celebration month.  Rabbi Liz will be offering a special blessing.  Those who wish may also have a special part in the service.

If you wish to share a simcha, but cannot attend the first of the month friday service, you are invited to attend any Shabbat service during the month and be honored with a blessing.

Please contact Phil Halpern, Chair of the Worship Committee, to let him know you wish to participate.  Phil's email is philhalpern19@gmail.com