Benefits & social events

thursday | 3

“Humor with a Jewish Flavor.” Martin Dvorin. For Holocaust survivors. At Jewish Family and Children’s Services, 2150 Post St., S.F. 2 p.m. Reservations: (415) 449-3843.

sunday | 6

Breakfast. Sponsor: Jewish National Fund and Contra Costa Bridges to Israel. Speaker is Maj. Gen. Moshe Sukenik. At Congregation B’nai Shalom, 74 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek. 9:30 a.m. $10-$20. (925) 934-9446.

“Israel in the Ballpark.” Sponsor: S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation. Celebrating Israel’s 56th anniversary. 12 to 6 p.m. At SBC Park, S.F.

Banquet. Honoring Gaye LeBaron, columnist, The Press Democrat. At Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 4:30 p.m. Reservations: (707) 545-5602.