Spiritual & holiday

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“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.

Interfaith service. Rabbi Dana Magat discusses Mel Gibson’s “The Passion.” At Temple Emanu-El, 1010 University Ave., San Jose. 8 p.m. (408) 292-0939.

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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.

Rosh Chodesh. Sponsor: Women of Temple Emanu-El. At synagogue, 1010 University Ave., San Jose. 1 p.m. (408) 292-0939.

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

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

“Shabbat-in-the-Round Musical Service.” Cantor Ilene Keys, Temple Sinai Adult Choir and more. At Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit St., Oakland. 8:15 p.m. Free. (510) 451-3263.

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“Setting the Seder Table and Passover Recipe Exchange.” At Congregation Chevra Thilim, 751 25th Ave., S.F. 10 a.m. $10. (415) 752-2866.

“Dancing With Miriam Seder: A Jewish Women’s Gathering for Passover.” Sponsor: New Bridges. At Albert L. Schultz Jewish Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. 5 p.m. $36. (650) 852-3505.