Congregation Beth Israel, in the hills of the northern Berkshires, is a community of families and individuals. We celebrate our Jewish Heritage,  study and practice our tradition, and search for spiritual meaning. Our community has a rich history and is inspired by many expressions of Judaism--from the traditional to the innovative.  We welcome all, Jewish families and interfaith families, gay and straight, singles and non-traditional families. Our services and social events are open to all. We welcome you to learn about uscontact usattend our services, and join our congregational family.
53 Lois Street - North Adams, Massachusettts 01247 - 413 663-5830
Founded 1893 - Member of the Union for Reform Judaism
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 On October 27, CBI Shabbat dinner featured a potluck with recipes from our members' kitchens. After dinner and Shabbat services, renowned scholar and cookbook author, Darra Goldstein lead an informal discussion about Jewish cuisine. She is founding editor of Gastronomica: The journal of Food and Culture and is Professor Emerita of Williams College.
Tuesday, November 14, 5:45 p.m.: Join us for CBI’s Annual Meeting, Tuesday, November 14 at 5:45 pm. (NOTE the earlier time!) Pizza will be served. We will begin the meeting with a brief blessing and Rabbi report, followed by membership and financial reports, and voting on the new directors and officers. The rest of the meeting will be devoted to Q&A with the goal of concluding the meeting by 6:45 pm so as not to conflict with the Williamstown Special Town Meeting that night. Please email Jack ( by November 13 if you plan to attend so that we can order the right amount of pizza. An annual report will be sent prior to the meeting.