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The synagogue will offer tours. There will be a children's play area. Judaica art handmade in Israel and the United States will be for sale. Proceeds benefit Beth Israel's programs and charities.

Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for teenagers and seniors. Children under 12 get in free. For information, call the synagogue at (408) 624-2015.

Judaic art

Amulets of handmade paper and mixed media by East Bay Jewish artist Lila Wahrhaftig will be on display, along with works by more than a dozen Bay Area artists who specialize in Jewish art, at the Festival of Judaic Arts and Crafts Exhibit and Sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1 at Peninsula Jewish Community Center, 2440 Carlmont Drive, Belmont. Also included will be klezmer and Israeli music, folk dancing, workshops, storytelling and kosher food. Admission is free. Information: (415) 341-8774.