The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires welcomes Robert Waldheim, commander of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA, Louis Green Post 140, at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, April 28, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road.

In his program, "The Jewish War Veterans: A Berkshire Legacy," Waldheim will speak about his military service and initiatives the group will be taking in the year ahead.

This free program is part of the Federation's Connecting With Community series.

A kosher lunch will follow at noon. Lunch is $2 for adults over 60 and $7 for all others. Lunch reservations are required before 9 a.m. Thursday at 413-442-2200.

For more information, call 413-442-4360, ext. 10.