Lectures & Workshops

friday | 25

Lunch & Learn. “Café by the Bay” for Holocaust survivors. At JFCS, 2150 Post St., S.F. 2 p.m. $5. (415) 449-3851.

tuesday | 29

“Nu You Think That’s Funny?” A century of Jewish humor in America. With Mark Levy. At Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 10 a.m. $5-$8.

“Pluralism and Israel Through the Eyes of Bedouin Israel.” With Deputy Consul General Ismael Khaldi. At Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Ct., Pleasanton. 7:30 p.m. Free. (925) 931-1055.

wednesday | 30

“Healing from Abuse.” Healing service for survivors of abuse. At Congregation Kol Emeth, 4175 Manuela Ave., Palo Alto. 7:15 p.m. Free. www.shalom-bayit.org.

wednesday | 31

“Pluralism and Israel Through the Eyes of Bedouin Israel.” With Deputy Consul General Ismael Khaldi. At Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.FG. 6 p.m. $8-$15. www.commonwealthclub.org.

Kosher Hollywood: Jews, Food and Film: “Taste Matters.” With Alisa Braun. At Judah L. Magnes Museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. 6:30 p.m. $6-$8. (510) 549-6950 ext. 332.

friday | 1

“Compassionate Listening: Healing our World From the Inside out.” 2-day workshop led by Rachel Eryn Kalish. At Grace North Church, 2138 Cedar St., Berkeley. $150-$300. (360) 297-2280.

saturday | 2

“B’tzelem Elohim: Created in the Divine Image.” Spiritual direction workshop for LGBT people of faith. At Bade Museum, 1798 Scenic Ave. Berkeley, 10 a.m. Free For more information www.jewishmosaic.org