Spiritual & holiday

friday | 5

Couples Shabbat dinner. Sponsor: Young Adults Division of the S.F.-based federation. At private home in San Francisco. 7 p.m. Reservations: (877) YAD-1818.

Rabbi installation. Rabbi Karen Schram Citrin to be installed as assistant rabbi at Peninsula Temple Beth El, 1700 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. 7:30 p.m. (650) 341-7701.

“Welcoming the Sabbath with the Music of the Jewish People.” At Congregation Kol Shofar, 215 Blackfield Drive, Tiburon. 7:30 p.m. Free. (415) 388-1818, ext. 18.

“Shishi B’Hanukkah.” Israeli dance party with DJ Boaz. Sponsors: Ha’Bait Ha’Israeli of the Israeli Consulate and Tzavta. For ages 21 and over. At 1751 Social Club, 1751 Fulton St., S.F. 8 p.m. Reservations: (415) 512-6424.

saturday | 6

Learner’s Minyan. Study session. At Congregation B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 10 a.m. (415) 664-7373.

“Havdalah with the Rabbi.” Young couples and singles gather at Rabbi Ferenc Raj’s home in Berkeley. 5 p.m. Directions: (510) 848-3988.

sunday | 7

Chanukah bazaar. At Congregation Beth El, 2301 Vine St., Berkeley. 11 a.m. (510) 848-3988.

Chanukah bazaar and art sale. At Congregation B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 11 a.m. (415) 664-7373.

Chanukah fair. Sponsor: Women of Temple Beth Torah. At synagogue, 42000 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont. 11 a.m. (510) 894-6310.

Chanukah fair. At Temple Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City. 11 a.m. (650) 366-8481.

Holiday party. At Congregation B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 11 a.m. (415) 664-7373.

Chanukah party. Sponsor: South Bay Young Judaea. At Peter Coutts Condominium Clubhouse, Page Mill Road at Peter Coutts Circle, Stanford. 3 p.m. $3-$5. (650) 855-9922.

friday | 12

Musical Shabbat services. At Temple Israel, 3183 Mecartney Road, Alameda. 6:30 p.m. (510) 522-9355.

Shabbaton. Led by Rabbi Andrea Cohen-Keiner, translator of “Conscious Community: A Guide to Inner Work” by Kalanymous Kalman Shapira. Services, Kiddush, potluck lunch, teaching and more. Begins at 7 p.m. Dec. 12, with activities continuing 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 13. Sponsor: Kol Tiferet. Berkeley location. Suggested donation: $36. Reservations and directions: (510) 654-5833.

“Friday Night Live.” Musical services. At Congregation Shir Hadash, 16555 Shannon Road, Los Gatos. 8 p.m. (408) 358-1751.

saturday | 13

Tot Shabbat. At Congregation Rodef Sholom, 170 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 9:30 a.m. (415) 479-3441.

“King Solomon.” Kol Hadash family Shabbat with Rabbi Kai Eckstein. At Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Ave. 12 p.m. (510) 428-1492.

sunday | 14

Chanukah fair and concert. California Klezmer and Julie Egger of Red Hot Chachkes lead singing and dancing. At Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 11:30 a.m. $3-$5. (415) 444-8000.

Chanukah celebration. Sponsors include Chabad of the East Bay, Congregation Netivot Shalom and Jewish Family and Children’s Services. At Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 1 p.m. Free. (510) 848-0237, ext. 112.