Readings

wednesday | 25

“Daughter’s Keeper.” Ayelet Waldman presents her book. At Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. Free. (510) 848-0237, ext. 112.

“The Art of Blessing the Day: Poems with a Jewish Theme.” Marge Piercy presents her book. At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St. 8 p.m. $18-$22. (415) 292-1233.

thursday | 26

“The Rebbe’s Army: Inside the World of Chabad-Lubavitch.” Sue Fishkoff presents her book. Benefits Santa Cruz Hillel. At Temple Beth El, 3055 Porter Gulch Road, Aptos. 7 p.m. $10. (831) 426-3332.