East Bay Shorts Medal of Freedom winner to talk

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He lobbied Congress for a reparations bill which passed in 1988 and mandated a national apology and payment of $20,000 to each survivor of the camps.

This year President Clinton awarded Korematsu the Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor.

The MID series is sponsored by The Center for Jewish Living and Learning of the Jewish Federation of the Greater East Bay. Cost is $5. For information, call (510) 839-2900, ext. 233.

2nd annual food festival at BRJCC

A celebration of Jewish food and culture will take place 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 at Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley.

The BRJCC's second annual Jewish food festival will feature restaurants, caterers and purveyors presenting their cuisine, plus Middle East and klezmer music, guest speakers, films and food demonstrations.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Children under 6 will get in free. Food and drinks are included in admission fee.

For information, call (510) 848-0237.