Lectures & workshops

saturday   |   5

“A Taste of the Prophets.” Visiting scholar Rabbi Joseph Leibowitz lectures. Also Sept. 6. At a private home in Berkeley. (510) 525-2381.

Walid Shoebat. Author of “God’s War on Terror.” At Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 6:30 p.m. Free. RSVP to (925) 852-1516.


sunday   |   6

“Sundays Brunch and Schmooze.” Haverim Connection. At Michael’s at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. [email protected]


tuesday   |  8

“High Holidays High Stress Workshop.” Relaxation techniques. At Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 7 p.m. $10. (408) 357-7487.

“Medicine:  The Turning Point in Fighting Cancer.” Hadassah personalized medicine lecture. At a private home in Los Altos.

7:30 p.m. $8-$13. RSVP to einatbauman



wednesday   |   9

“Café by the Bay.” Jewish Family and Children Services group for Holocaust survivors. At JFCS, 600 Fifth Ave., San Rafael. 2-4 p.m. Free. (415) 419-3635.


“Welcoming Your Jewish Baby.” At Lerhaus Judaica, 2736 Bancroft Way, Berkeley. 2-3:30 p.m. www.lehrhaus.org.

“Food Justice: It’s What’s For Dinner.” Presented by the Progressive Jewish Alliance and AVODAH, featuring Mollie Katzen. At David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley. 6-9 p.m. $5-$55. asharone


“Inner Lives In Transition: Ethiopian-Israeli Children and Parents.” With Nathan Szajnberg. At SFCP auditorium, 2340 Jackson St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. Free. (415) 563-5815.


thursday   |   10

“Assembling Holiday Goodies for Seniors.” Volunteers decorating and assembling Rosh Hashanah gift bags. At JFCS, 600 Fifth Ave., San Rafael. 4-6 p.m. (415) 419-3661.

“Conversion to Judaism: Everything You Wanted to Know.” At Congregation Beth Sholom, 301 14th St., S.F. 7:30-9 p.m. Free. www.bethsholomsf.org.


friday   |   11

Rosemary Schindler. President of Schindler’s Ark, Oskar Schindler’s niece promoting understanding between Christians and Jews. At Congregation Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City. 7:30 p.m. (650) 366-8481.


saturday  |   12

“Building an Ethical Corporate Culture.” Guest speaker George Zimmer. At Temple Beth Abraham, 327 Macarthur Blvd., Oakland.


sunday   |   13

“Bagels, Lox and Learning.” With Rabbi Elisheva Salamo. At Kehillah Jewish High School, 3900 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (650) 494-6400.

“Tension in the Talmud: Rabbinic Arguments, Rabbinic Resolutions.” Lecture and bagels. At Keddem Congregation, 3900 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 10 a.m. $5 donation. (650) 494-6400.

Jewish Cultural School Introductory Meeting. Tri-Valley Cultural Jews school meeting for students and parents. At The Bothwell Center, 2466 Eighth St., Livermore. 10:30 a.m. [email protected]

“Adventures in ‘Archiveland’ and Beyond.” S.F. Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society meeting with speaker Karen Roekard. At Jewish Community High School, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 1-3 p.m. www.sfbajgs.org.