Spiritual & holiday

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friday | 27

Shabbat with guest speaker. Sen. Barbara Boxer leads services with Rabbi Lawrence Raphael. At Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California St., S.F. 6 p.m. (415) 346-1720, ext. 22.

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

“The Joy of Shabbat.” Service with music and meditation. At Congregation Beth El, 2301 Vine St., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. (510) 848-3988.

Israeli Shabbat. Service with Israeli ambiance. Sponsor: Israel Center of the S.F.-based federation. San Francisco location. 8 p.m. (415) 512-6424.

“Talking to God: Personal Prayer and Reaching God.” Rabbi Naomi Levy leads Shabbat. At Congregation Rodef Sholom, 170 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 8 p.m. (415) 479-3441.

saturday | 28

Kids Purim carnival. For children up to age 6 and their families. Puppet show, games and more. At Congregation Shomrei Torah, 1717 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa. 10 a.m. $5. (707) 578-5519.

Tot Shabbat. At Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, 290 Dolores St., S.F. 10:30 a.m. (415) 861-6932.

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Young adult Shabbat dinner and service. At Congregation Beth El, 2301 Vine St., Berkeley. 6 p.m. (510) 848-3988.

“Raza DeShabbat.” Dinner and musical Shabbat led by Chazzan Richard Kaplan. At Temple Beth Abraham, 336 Euclid Ave., room 5/6, Oakland. 6:45 p.m. $7. Reservations: (510) 832-0936.

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

“Welcoming the Sabbath with Music of the Jewish People.” Achi Ben-Shalom and Rabbis Chai Levy and Lavey Derby. At Congregation Kol Shofar, 215 Blackfield Drive, Tiburon. 7:30 p.m. Free. (415) 388-1818, ext. 10.

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Purim megillah reading. At Congregation B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 7 p.m. (415) 664-7373.

Purim festival. Sponsor: Chabad of the East Bay. At Bancroft Hotel, 2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley. 7:15 p.m. $4-$8. (510) 540-5824.

sunday | 7

Community rummage sale, bake sale and Purim carnival. Sponsor: Beyt Tikkun Congregation. At New College of California, 777 Valencia St., S.F. 10 a.m. (415) 810-1433.

Purim carnival. At Temple Beth Abraham, 327 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland. 10:30 a.m. $3-$10. (510) 832-0936.

Purim carnival. At Congregation B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 12 p.m. (415) 664-7373.

Purim carnival. Sponsor: Congregation Beth Ami. At Friedman Center, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 12 p.m. (707) 545-4334.

Purim carnival. At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St. 2 p.m. $5-$10. (415) 292-1200.

Purim celebration. Sponsor: Coastside Jewish Community. At Holy Family Episcopal Church, 1590 S. Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay. 3 p.m. (650) 306-0328.

Purim feast. Sponsor: Chabad of the East Bay. At Bancroft Hotel, 2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley. 4 p.m. $14-$36. (510) 540-5824.