Lectures & workshops

sunday | 4

“One on One Help With Your Family Tree.” At Bureau of Jewish Education’s Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 12 p.m. (415) 567-3327.

Support group. For parents of children with special learning needs. Sponsor: East Bay federation’s Center for Jewish Living and Learning. At East Bay federation, 300 Grand Ave., Oakland. 7 p.m. (510) 839-2900, ext. 233.

wednesday | 7

“The Jew and the ‘Other’ in Antiquity: Alienation or Integration?” Erich S. Gruen, professor of history and classics, U.C. Berkeley. At Berkeley Art Museum Theater, 2621 Durant Ave. 5 p.m. Free. (510) 642-0808.

thursday | 8

“Hospice and End of Life Decisions with Persons with Dementia.” Donna Schempp of Family Caregiver Alliance. Our Aging Parents and Friends: Options for Caring Workshop Series. Sponsors include Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay, Millman Respite Center and Family Caregiver Alliance. At Contra Costa Jewish Community Center, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 7 p.m. (925) 927-2000 ext. 763.