Building Jewish Berkshires

A Living Landmark in Lenox

We are pleased and proud to invite you to join us in building a vibrant Jewish presence in Lenox, a living landmark to Jewish life that will promote love for Judaism -- and for our fellow Jews -- in one of the country’s premier locations.

CAMPAIGN

A Treasure Trove of Programs

From Rosh Hashana through the last days of summer, from tots to senior citizens, from year-round residents to vacationers, Chabad has Jewish life in the Berkshires covered! There is something for everyone, and everyone is welcome.

+ OUR PROGRAMS

+ OUR PROGRAMS

Synagogue

  • • Shabbat & Holiday Services
  • • Yizkor Memorial Services
  • • Lifecycle Services

Community

  • • Family Synagogue
  • • Lectures
  • • Cafe Chabad
  • • Talmud Class

Outreach

  • • Matzah Campaign
  • • Chanukah Campaign
  • • Public Menorah Lightings
  • • Jewish Art Calendar
  • • Holiday Guides

Families

  • • Hebrew School
  • • Bar / Bat Mitzvas
  • • Family Holiday Education and Celebrations

Project Dignity - Social Services

  • • Crisis Intervention & Counseling
  • • Smiles on Seniors
  • • Food Package Distribution
  • • Hospital Visitation

Women

  • • Torah and Tea
  • • Jewish Women's Circle

TIMELINE

Looking Back at Landmark Moments

2016

2017

2018

2019

2021

2023

Purchase of 17 West Street for future Chabad Center

Groundbreaking for the new property

Berkshire community visits Crown Heights

350 attend Chanukah celebration

Demolition of 17 West Street building, clearing the way for construction of a beautiful Chabad Center

Chabad of the Berkshires- Lenox Center begins construction - A Living Landmark in Lenox campaign launches

Rabbi Levi and Sara are strong, committed, and profoundly connected leaders, instilling a rich spiritual community in the idyllic beauty of Lenox, where we are now proud members of their Chabad.

—Bernice Schwartz & Robin, and Dr. Baruch Jacobs

Jewish tourism to the Berkshires has thrived because of of Chabad's encouragement, outreach, and support.

—Dr. Paul and Ellen Silverstein

Rabbi Volovik exudes wisdom, understanding and knowledge. Levi and Sara make everyone feel like family.

—Enid and Mel Zuckerman

Chabad is love, warmth, spiritual guidance, acceptance, and a wonderful amazing family!

—Paula Molk

I have long been a major supporter of institutions in our Jewish community, and now I am pleased to say that my heart is with Chabad

—Bob Baum

We did not anticipate how much our spiritual lives as Jews would also be nourished here, thanks to Reb Levi and Sara, the embodiment of chesed.

—Dr. Gaya Arnoff and Dr. Lewis Bernstein

This new center will serve as a great Jewish counterpoint to the Berkshire’s exciting cultural and recreational opportunities.

—Dr. Yitzchok and Abby Kanarek

INTRODUCING THE NEW

Chabad of the Berkshires

New Campus Highlights

Social Hall
Sanctuary
Library
Guest Accommodations
Preschool/Childcare Center
Entrance Lobby


$3,600,000 OF $6,500,000 RAISED

Building Dedications

Naming Opportunities

Campus Dedication

$3,000,000

Building Dedication

$1,800,000

Dedications

Sanctuary

$950,000

Social Hall of Music

$750,000
Reserved

Library and Prayer Hall

$450,000

Library Ark

Reserved

Grand Lobby

$250,000
Reserved

Patio and Sukkah Plaza

$90,000
Reserved

Kitchen

$90,000
Reserved

Entry Vestibule

$90,000

Garden / Landscaping

$50,000
Reserved

Children’s Educational Play Center

$50,000

Outdoor Playground

$75,000
Reserved

Building Cornerstone

$45,000
Reserved

Grand Entrance Mezuzah

$45,000
Reserved

Classroom / Art Room

$25,000
Reserved

Classroom / Music Room

$25,000
Reserved

Fitness Facility

$36,000
Reserved

Coat Room

$15,000

Ritual Handwashing Fountains

$18,000
Reserved

Basketball court

$18,000
Reserved

Passover Kitchen

$18,000
Reserved

Courtyard / Meditation Terrace

$50,000

Judaica Resource Display

$10,000

Administrative Office Wing

Rabbi’s Office

$36,000
Reserved

Administrative Office

$25,000

Hospitality Wing

Guest Wing Lounge

$36,000

Guest Suites

$25,000

Synagogue Furnishings

Aron Kodesh / Holy Ark

$100,000
Reserved

Bimah / Torah Stand

$50,000
Reserved

Torah Scroll

$50,000
Reserved

Sanctuary Chandelier

$25,000

Ner Tamid / Eternal Light

$18,000
Reserved

Mechitza Partitions

$10,000
Reserved

Rabbi’s Lectern

$7,500
Reserved

Chazan / Cantor’s Pulpit

$7,500
Reserved

Sanctuary Mezuzah

$7,500
Reserved

Sanctuary Bookshelves

$10,000

Sanctuary Chairs

$7,500
Reserved

Tallis Rack

$5,400
Reserved

Mezuzahs

All Furnishings

Guest wing furnishing

$18,000

Lobby Furnishings

$25,000
Reserved

Memorial Board

$18,000
Reserved

Library Furnishings

$18,000

Office Furnishings

$15,000

Lounge Furnishings

$10,000

Lobby Chandelier

$15,000

Laundry Furnishings

$5,400

The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Chassidic Library

$5,400
Reserved

Talmudic Library

$5,400
Reserved

Equipment

Security System

$50,000

Sound System

$36,000

Audio Visual Equipment

$50,000

Computers Office Equipment

$10,000

Women's Mikvah

Name of Mikvah

$600,000
Reserved

Mikvah Lobby

$75,000
Reserved

Women’s Immersion Room

$75,000
Reserved

Preparation Room #1

$25,000
Reserved

Preparation Room # 2

$25,000
Reserved

Mikvah Entrance Way

$10,000
Reserved

Reception Area Furnishing

$10,000

Women’s Vanity

$5,400

Ritual Washing station

$5,000
Reserved

Mikvah Mezuzah Entrance

$5,000
Reserved

Laundry Room

$5,000

Amudei Taharah – Pillars of Purity

Men's Mikvah

Men’s Mikvah Naming

$250,000

Men’s Immersion Room

$36,000

Mikvah Mechanical Equipment

$5,000

General Donations

 

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