Nationally syndicated radio travel talk show host Stephanie Abrams will present "Conspiracies, Rumors and Loves in a Jewish Community" at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road.

This free program is part of the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires' Connecting with Community series.

Abrams will discuss her new novel, "Rumors," and her soon-to-be published travel guide, "1001 Reasons to Visit Ireland."

The program precedes a kosher lunch at noon; $2 suggested donation for adults over 60 years of age, $7 for all others. Advance lunch reservations are required by calling 413-442-2200 before 9 a.m. on the day of the program.

Information: JFB at 413-442-4360, ext. 10.