Benefits & social events

saturday | 30

Berkeley Bonfire of Reflection. YeaShOre Community bonfire with guest RebbeSoul. At the Berkeley Marina. 7 p.m.

wednesday | 4

“Love and War: How Jewish Women Struggle to Hold Onto Each Other.” With poet, essayist and playwright Alison Luterman. At USF, Xavier Hall, S.F. 1:30 p.m.

Irish-Israeli-Italian Society annual luncheon. Guest speaker author Alessandro Baccari. At San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton St., S.F. 11:30 a.m. $30-$40. (415) 648-2024.

“Aliya: Three Generations of American Jewish Immigration to Israel.” Reading and talk with Liel Leibovitz. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. Free. (415) 567-3327 ext. 703.

friday | 6

Interfaith Family Program. Weekend-long event and Sukkot celebration. At Camp Tawonga. (415) 543-2267.

saturday | 7

Musical fundraiser and silent auction for Tzfat’s Rifka Ziv Government Hospital. At Peninsula Temple Beth El, 1700 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. 7:30 p.m. Free. (650) 921-6204.

sunday | 8

Spook’ot: A spooky Sukkot gathering for young adults. At Dolores Park, S.F. 5 p.m. (415) 751-2541 ext. 124.