Spiritual & holiday

friday | 12

“Shabbat Across America/Canada.” Dinner, services, storytelling and more. At Congregation Beth David, 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga. 6 p.m. $6-$12. Reservations: (408) 257-3333. Also at Congregation Shir Shalom, 252 Spain St., Sonoma. 6 p.m. $8. Reservations: (707) 935-3636.

friday | 19

“Music and Mysticism: Uniting All Worlds.” Rabbi Miles Krassen and Cantor Richard Kaplan. Weekend of events at Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley, 1 Lawson Road, Kensington; and Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Sponsors include Aquarian Minyan, Coastside Jewish Community and Chochmat HaLev. Reservations: (510) 525-1549.

“Talmud for Busy People.” Sponsor: Congregation Sha’ar Zahav. At Flood Building, 870 Market St., S.F. 12 p.m. (415) 861-6932.

sunday | 21

Women’s Shacharit service. At Congregation B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 9 a.m. (415) 664-7373.

“Rabbi’s Breakfast Club.” Study session with Rabbi Ted Alexander. At Congregation B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 10 a.m. (415) 664-7373.