Just Outside the Berkshires

Sunday, Apr 19

Mamele Sunday, April 19 | 2:00 pm
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St., Amherst
$4 Students/ $8 Adults/ $6 Members

The Yiddish Book Center presents "Mamele," a classic musical comedy about interwar Jewish life in Poland. Yiddish film star Molly Picon plays a dutiful daughter keeping her family intact after her mother’s death—until she falls for a handsome musician across...
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Sunday, May 10

film Sunday, May 10 | 11:00 am
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St., Amherst
One Movie: $4 Students/ $8 Adults/ $6 Members Both Films Together: $6 Student/ $12 Adult/ $9 Member

As part of the Borscht Belt Film Festival, there will be a double feature of "Welcome to Kutsher's" at 11:00 a.m., and "Dirty Dancing" at 2:00 p.m. Come see just one, or enjoy both! Tickets available at yiddishbookcenter.org.
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Sunday, May 17

film 2 Sunday, May 17 | 2:00 pm
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St., Amherst
$4 Student/ $8 Adult/ $6 Member

The Yiddish Book Center presents this entertaining portrait of the greatest generation of comics—a group that includes Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Jackie Mason, Mort Sahl, and Jerry Stiller—takes us to the Borscht Belt, where young Jewish-American comedians honed their craft...
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Sunday, May 31

makhela Sunday, May 31 | 2:00 pm
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St., Amherst
$5 Student/ $10 Adult/ $8 Member

Mak’hela, whose name means “chorus” in Hebrew, is a Jewish choral group dedicated to performing works from all facets of the Jewish world. Founded in 2003, the 50-voice chorus has performed in many New England venues, and recently performed at the...
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Sunday, Jun 07

film 3 Sunday, June 7 | 2:00 pm
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St., Amherst
$4 Student/ $8 Adult/ $6 Member

This drama, which premiered at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, stars Diane Lane as an unhappy wife and mother spending the summer of 1969 at a Catskills resort, where she meets an alluring traveling salesman (played by Viggo Mortensen) and...
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