Benefits & social events

sunday | 14

Brunch. Sponsor: B’nai B’rith Oakland Lodge. Includes musical program, “Life and Times of Irving Berlin.” At Levitch Associates, 1029 Heinz Ave., Berkeley. 10:30 a.m. $5. (510) 845-6941.

Vegetarian brunch. Sponsor: Bay Area Jewish Vegetarians. At Herbivore, 983 Valencia St., S.F. 11:30 a.m. Reservations: www.bayjews.org/EVENT_DETAILS.asp?ID=3423

thursday | 18

“Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club 20th Anniversary Celebration.” Honorees include Sen. Barbara Boxer, Congressman Tom Lantos and Mayor Willie Brown. At 42 Degrees, 499 Illinois St., S.F. 6 p.m. $75-$100. (415) 370-7325.

friday | 19

Latke fry and potluck dinner. Sponsor: Congregation Beth El Men’s Club. At Congregation Beth El, 2301 Vine St., Berkeley. 6:30 p.m. Reservations: (510) 848-3988, ext. 11.