Lectures & workshops

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friday   |   11

S.F. Secular Humanist Havurah meeting. Potluck and film on Rabbi Sherwin Wine. At a private home. 11 a.m. (415) 751-3766.

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 Bothwell Center, 2466 Eighth St., Livermore. 10:30 a.m. [email protected].

JCC Maccabi Thank You. Battle of the Bands, food tastings and art projects. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. Free. 12-3 p.m. www.thejccsf.org.

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

monday   |   14

Lorrie Moore. Author in conversation with Daniel Handler. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 8 p.m. $10-$18. www.thejccsf.org.

tuesday   |   15

“California Israel Chamber of Commerce 2009 Tech Forum.” At Silicon Valley Center, 801 California St., Mountain View. 5:30 p.m. $45-$60. www.ca-israelchamber.org.

“Shofar So Good.” Cantor Leigh Korn’s discussion on the history and purpose of the shofar. At Temple Isaiah, 3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette. 6:15 p.m. [email protected].

wednesday   |   16

Breakfast with Knesset Member Avishay Braverman. In conversation with S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation CEO Daniel Sokatch. At One Ferry Building, Suite 200, S.F. 8 a.m. $10. (415) 369-2870.

“Model Rosh Hashanah Dinner.” Information on holiday dinner traditions for families with young children. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 5:30-7 p.m. $5-$9. RSVP to [email protected].

“My Life as an Experiment: A Year of Living Biblically and More.” Author A.J. Jacobs. At Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., Second Floor, S.F. 6 p.m. $7-$20.

Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopoulos. Discussing the SEC’s vulnerability. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 8 p.m. $10-$20. www.jccsf.org.

thursday   |   17

“Business Mensch: Timeless Wisdom for Today’s Entrepreneur.” Noah’s Bagel’s founder Noah Alper. East Bay Jewish Forum. At Temple Beth Abraham, 327 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland. 10 a.m. $10. (510) 318-6453.