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JCC of S.F. plans theater trip to England for budget travelers

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco plans a two-week theater trip to England July 16-31.

The sixth annual tour is designed for budget travelers. They will stay at a University of London hall in Bloomsbury and attend West End shows in London, as well as productions by the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre and the restored Globe. The package also includes museum visits, speakers, backstage tours, and out-of-town excursions.

Leader is Toni Mester, City College of San Francisco instructor in theater appreciation with 16 years experience leading theater trips to Ashland, Ore, and London. For information, call (415) 292-1240.

Seder hosts needed for emigre families

To welcome the hundreds of Jewish émigrés who continue to arrive from the former Soviet Union each month, Jewish Family and Children's Services is seeking American families to host newcomer families this Passover.

Knowledge of Russian or Yiddish is not necessary. Call Stephanie Kipperman at JFCS, (415) 202-7465 by March 26.

Veterans plan bus trip to Reno April 22-24

Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary, Post 688, plans a two-night, three day trip to Reno by bus departing April 22 from Burlingame with a stop in Rossmoor.

Cost is $90 per person double occupancy. For reservations, which are due March 25, call Marlene Bauer at (415) 697-0776.

Book on biblical women premieres

Congregation Beth Sholom will celebrate the premier of "Women on the Biblical Road: Ruth, Naomi and the Female Journey," by Rachel Havrelock and Mishael Caspi, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28 at the synagogue, 1301 Clement St., S.F.

The program is sponsored by a grant from the Koret Synagogue Initiative. For information, call (415) 221-8736.