Lectures & workshops

saturday | 17

“Community Melaveh Malkah” with psychologists Ephraim and Ziva Lamdan. Sponsor: Chabad of the East Bay. At Chabad House, 2643 College Ave., Berkeley. 8 p.m. Free. (510) 540-5824.

sunday | 18

“Educating as a Tool for Combating Denial: The Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide.” Professor Paul R. Bartrop. At the Holocaust Center of Northern California, 121 Steuart St., S.F. 5 p.m.

“Ancient Jewish Text: Inspiration for Contemporary Metal Art.” With artists Aimee Golant and Marsha Plafkin. At Dayenu Judaica, 3220 California St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. (415) 563-6563.