Lectures & workshops

friday | 21

Scholar-in-residence. Rabbi Jeffrey Woolf, senior lecturer in the Talmud department of Bar-Ilan University. Beginning at 7 p.m. May 21, with events continuing on May 22. At Kenesset Israel Torah Center, 1165 Morse Ave., Sacramento. $3.50-$18. (916) 481-1159.

sunday | 23

“The Forum.” Constance Wolf, director of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, talks with Leonard Nimoy about his photo exhibit, “Shekina.” At Grace Cathedral, Gresham Hall, 1100 California St., S.F. 9:30 a.m. (415) 591-8800.

“Women’s Health Symposium.” Covering heart disease, oncology, menopause, cosmetic surgery and more. Sponsor: Women of Temple Beth Torah. At synagogue, 42000 Paseo Padro Parkway, Fremont. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. (510) 656-7141.

“Memory Loss: Challenges and Breakthroughs.” Dr. Jay Luxenberg, specialist in geriatric medicine and Alzheimer’s disease. Screening of “Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter” follows discussion. At the Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., S.F. 12 p.m. Free. Reservations: (415) 406-1458.

“Art, Memory, Survival.” Diane Neumaier, curator of “A Voice Silenced,” Cynthia Brody, editor of “Bittersweet Legacy: Creative Responses to the Holocaust,” and Elizabeth Rosner, author of “The Speed of Light,” with Judah L. Magnes Museum curator Alla Efimova moderating. Sponsors: Judah L. Magnes Museum and Holocaust Center of Northern California. At museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. 2 p.m. (510) 549-6950.

Leonard Nimoy. Discussion of his photo project, “Shekina.” At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 121 Steuart St., S.F. 2 p.m. $5. (415) 591-8800.

“Redefining Jewish Identity in the 21st Century America: Personal and Institutional Reflections.” Panel discussion includes Rabbis Pam Frydman Baugh, Shlomo Zarchi and George Gittleman. At Congregation B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 7 p.m. (415) 664-7373.

monday | 24

“Fathers and Daughters.” At Parents Place San Francisco, 1710 Scott St. 6 p.m. $20. (415) 359-2454.

“For Adoptive Families: Talking to Kids About Adoption.” For parents of children ages 2 to 6. At Parents Place Palo Alto, 410 Sherman Ave. 7 p.m. $30. (650) 688-3040.

tuesday | 25

“Parenting the Gifted Child.” At Parents Place Palo Alto, 410 Sherman Ave. 10 a.m. $25. (650) 688-3040.

thursday | 27

“Building the Safety Net: Estate Planning for Families with Young Children.” At Parents Place San Francisco, 1710 Scott St. 5 p.m. $25. (415) 359-2454.