Beit Ahavah in the News

The Daily Hampshire Gazette, 9/10/18, “Reform synagogue welcomes all-comers for New Year – Welcoming ambiance is a vital aspect of the synagogue’s mission. “We encourage anyone who’s curious… and would like to come along,” Lauri Meade said.   

Valley Advocate, 2/09/18. “Western Mass Dreamers & Jewish Community Rally“- Rabbi Riqi Kosovske of Beit Ahavah Reform Synagogue of Greater Northampton spoke to a crowd of more than 200 people during a frigid Feb 8 rally on the front steps on Northampton City Hall that the Jewish community in the Pioneer Valley stands with undocumented immigrants and dreamers.

  • WHMP, 2/16/17: The Bill Newman Show, “Rebel Rabbis”Listen to the podcast of a very moving edition of “The Reverend and the Rabbi” featuring Rabbi Riqi Kosovske, Rabbi Justin David and Rev. Peter Ives.
  • The Massachusetts Jewish Ledger, 12/14/12: “Beit Ahavah to unveil Solar Ner Tamid” – Read the story of Beit Ahavah’s innovative and world’s only Battery-Operated Solar Ner Tamid (Eternal Light) on our portable Ark, the incredible 1st Light dedication ceremony on Chanukah, and the URJ Incubator Grant.
  • University of Chicago Law School, 3/1/10: “Transgender and Intersex in Jewish Law” – Hear the University of Chicago conference panel discussion that highlights the presentation by Rabbi Riqi Kosovske and member Jennifer Levi, titled “A Category unto its Own: Ancient Rabbinic Taxonomy of Six Gender Identities and Challenges to Binary Gender Rules.”