The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires will present "On Giving Thanks: Pre-Thanksgiving Reflections" with Rabbi Everett Gendler at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road.

Gendler will explore what saying "thank you" means in terms of one’s basic view of the world, while also discussing ways to enrich the Thanksgiving meal by looking at some expressions of thanks from various religious and cultural traditions.

The program is open to the public at a cost of $3.

Information: Nancy Maurice Rogers, program director, at (413) 442-4360, ext. 15.