Spiritual & holiday

friday | 21

Musical Kabbalat Shabbat. At Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, 290 Dolores St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. (415) 861-6932.

Rabbi installation. Rabbi Michael Barenbaum will install Rabbi Stacy Friedman. Guest speaker Rabbi Aaron Panken, dean, Hebrew Union College, N.Y. At Congregation Rodef Sholom, 170 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 8 p.m. (415) 479-3441.

wednesday | 26

Multifaith Thanksgiving service. Led by Berkeley clergy of many faiths, with choir performances. At Congregation Beth El, 2301 Vine St., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. (510) 848-3988.

friday | 28

Silent walking vigil. Sponsor: Bay Area Women in Black. Supporting the new Palestinian-Israel Geneva peace initiative. Meet at 11:50 a.m. at the Bank of America in front of the Powell Street BART station. [email protected]

Community service and potluck. At Congregation B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. (415) 664-7373.