East Bay Shorts Chochmat HaLev begins three classes

Cost is $10 sliding scale for each course. For information, call (510) 704-9687.

Mengele twin will speak in Berkeley, San Francisco

Sora Seiler Vigorito will speak about her life at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at Berkeley Hillel, 2736 Bancroft Way. The talk will follow a 6:30 p.m. Shabbat service and a 7:45 dinner. The event — which is co-sponsored by the Berkeley Hillel Foundation and Chabad of the East Bay — costs $5 for students, $10 for students and $36 for sponsors.

At noon Saturday, Nov. 4 at Hillel, Vigorito will lead a follow-up discussion on her talk. Later at 8 p.m., Vigorito will speak at Chabad of San Francisco Downtown, 468 Bush St., 4th floor. Admission is $10.

For information on the East Bay events, call (510) 845-7793 extension 55, or (510) 540-5824. For information on the San Francisco event, call (415) 362-6355.