East Bay Shorts Ethical wills topic of class at Berkeley synagogue

The workshop is sponsored by Netivot Shalom in collaboration with the Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center, Jewish Family and Children's Services of the East Bay and Midrasha-Berkeley.

Cost is $25, including lunch. To register, call (510) 649-8332.

Fund-raiser at BRJCC

Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center's annual auction and party titled "City Lights" will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10 at 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley.

In an effort to raise $25,000 to support center services, the event will feature food from several restaurants and delis, live music by Cathi Walkup's Swing Thing, handwriting analysis by Sally Griffiths, plus balloons and auction items such as dates with local celebrities.

Tickets are $10 for children and $20 for adults. For information, call (510) 848-0237.

Nehama Leibowitz memorial service set

A memorial for Nehama Leibowitz will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1 at Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way, Berkeley.

She was a professor at Tel Aviv University who died at the age of 92 on April 12 in Jerusalem.