North Bay Shorts

Glassman has recorded two albums of original music. She was formerly the cantor of Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael. She will lead a havdallah service preceding her performance.

For information and reservations, call the JCF office at (415) 499-1223.

New MJCC institute offers short courses

The Marin Jewish Community Center is offering courses and workshops at its new Community Learning Institute. The institute operates over four consecutive Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. starting Oct. 19. Participants may choose one of six subjects for the four weeks:

Creating Contemporary Jewish Art for the Home; Jewish Food for Thought, a cooking course; Family Issues through the Lens of the Torah; From Rebel to Rabbi: Jewish Perspectives on Jesus; Meditation and Kabbalah; The Saga of King Saul and the Rise of David.

The institute is co-sponsored by the Adult Education Consortium made up of the MJCC, congregations Kol Shofar and Rodef Sholom and Lehrhaus Judaica.

Tuition ranges from $45-50 for the public and $35-40 for members of the sponsoring institutions. For information, call (415) 479-2000.