Renewal Project

The last several months have brought a flurry of activity to Knesset Israel. Leaders of the congregation have formed two committees – one to continue the process of designing an accessible, warmer, more functional sanctuary and the other to help the congregation come together to make this vision a reality. Click 'Read More' to download the information packet, including diagrams, project budget and dedication opportunities and join us with your pledge.

Jewish Theological Seminary in the Berkshires

On-line registration is now open for this summer’s fantastic JTS in the Berkshires series, “Hidden Histories.”  On 4 alternating Fridays starting July 10 in the Bernstein Theater at Shakespeare and Co. at 11:00-12:20, you will learn from the foremost professors at the seminary.  Don’t miss this great opportunity!  $25 per session or 4 for $75.  

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

Summary of July 13 shows...

July 13 - 4:00 pm - Raise the Roof - An international team chases an improbable dream to reconstruct one of the magnificent lost wooden synagogues of Poland.

July 13 - 8:00 pm - Frank vs. God - After his house is destroyed by a tornado (which the insurance company deems an "act of God") lawyer David Frank decides to serve God...with a lawsuit.

Click Here for link to all BJFF information.

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Current Social Action

Berkshire Organizing Committee

Congregation Knesset Israel is proud to participate in Berkshire Interfaith Organizing.. Together with our neighbors in several faith communities across the county, we are strengthening the fabric of civic life and working towards meaningful social change to alleviate poverty in the Berkshires. This effort is just beginning, so please consider joining in... The day is short, and there is much work to do.

Summer Service Times

Sunday – 8:45 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. (no evening minyan July 26)

Monday – 6:45 p.m. at Lenox Memorial Middle & High School – July 13- August 17

Tuesday – 7:00 p.m.

Friday – 7:00 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.*

Saturday – 9:30 a.m.

*Shirei Shabbat 5:30 p.m. – July 17 and August 14

Shirei Shabbat Schedule

Please join KI for our lively, musical shabbat celebrations and volunteer-prepared dinners.
Select Friday Nights, 5:30 p.m.
July 17, 2015
August 14, 2015
To reserve your place for the next Shirei Shabbat, please click the "RSVP for..." link, above left.