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 Dear Friends,

 The moon grows fuller each night, calling us toward the celebration of Passover  in  just one  week. May is not far behind. Below you will find our calendar of  exciting  events for May. Of special note will be a class on the walking stories of  the Zohar  taught  by my teacher and  friend Rabbi David Greenstein. And if  you've ever  wanted to learn yiddish, here is your chance- 
 A Beginner's Yiddish Course- taught  by Steve Kaufman starts May 9th. 
 Wishing you a very beautiful and transformative Passover,
 Rabba Kaya


A Musical and Contemplative
Kabbalat Shabbat Service
and Pot-Luck Dinner
 Rabbi Shir Yaakov Feintein-Feit 

Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman 

Friday, May 2 |

Chapel of the Church on the Hill

55 Main St., Lenox, MA





Sanctuary In Time  Zak Yitro

A Sanctuary in Time: 

The Wisdom of Shabbat


May 6 - 27

Tuesdays at 7:00pm 

Chapel of the Church on the Hill

55 Main St., Lenox, MA


A three part mini-series taught by Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman exploring the foundational concepts of the practice of Shabbat. Drawing on Biblical, Rabbinic, Hasidic & Mystical texts, we will deepen our awareness of the beauty and sanctity of Shabbat Practice.


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 Beginner's Yiddish Class


May 9 - October 31 



Fridays at 10:30am


Hevreh of Southern Berkshire

270 State Rd., Great Barrington, MA


Join Steve Kaufman to learn Yiddish! This class will focus on basic grammar and building vocabulary with opportunity for conversation and song. 


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Lag Ba'Omer Bonfire 


Saturday, May 17 | 8:00pm


The Stanton Home

205 North Plain Rd

Great Barrington, MA


Please join us to celebrate Lag Ba'Omer

Drumming, Dancing, Singing, Storytelling

All are welcome.



Walking As Spiritual Practice
Special Class on the Zohar 
with Rabbi David Greenstein


Tuesday, May 20 | 7


Congregation K'nesset Israel

16 Colt Rd.,  

Pittsfield, MA


This presentation will explore how walking has been conceived in the Zohar and other classic Jewish texts so as to open new vistas of appreciation for the multiple dimensions of our lives.



About Us 

Rimon, the Hebrew
word for pomegranate, is symbolic of our mission to disperse the seeds of Jewish 
uality to transform and raise consciousness 
for the sake of healing and repairing our wo
Rimon offers the treasures of Jewish spiritual wisdom and traditions to any and all seekers, wherever they may be on their spiritual journey. 
We embrace diversity. Everyone is welcome. 

Rimon is an affiliate of the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires.
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