Spiritual & holiday

saturday   |   4

“Tikkun Leil Shavuot.” In Hebrew. Text and literature study, food, music, lectures on Israeli culture. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 8 p.m. $25-$45. (650) 223-8692.

sunday   |   5

“Shavuot Spectacular.” Torah-themed scavenger hunt, prizes and desserts. At Congregation Beth David, 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga. 2 p.m. www.beth-david.org.

tuesday   |   7

“Shavuot on the Mountain.” Wilderness Torah overnight event. Camping, study, song and ceremony. At Anthony Chabot Regional Park, Oakland. 5 p.m. $90-$150. www.wildernesstorah.org.

“Third Annual Shavuot California Corridor Crawl.” Presented in partnership with Congregations Sherith Israel, Emanu-El and Beth Sholom. 5:30-11 p.m. Free. (415) 346-1720.

“Tikkun Leil Shavuot.” Torah study and family celebration. At Congregation Kol Shofar, 215 Blackfield Drive, Tiburon. 6 p.m. [email protected].

“Tikkun Leyl Shavuot: A Communitywide Celebration and Night of Study.” At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 6:45 p.m. Free. www.jcceastbay.org.

“Traveling Together Towards the Mountaintop.” Shavuot celebration sponsored by Congregation B’nai Emunah and Or Shalom Jewish Community. Singing, discussions, potluck dairy dessert. At B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 7 p.m. www.bnaiemunahsf.org.

“Tikkun Leyl Shavuot Study Sessions.” Led by Nitzhia Shaked. At Congregation B’nai Shalom, 74 Eckley Lane,Walnut Creek. 7:30 p.m. Free. (925) 934-9446.

“Sinai Shavuot Service and Dairy Delight Dinner.” At Congregation Sinai, 1532 Willowbrae Ave., San Jose. 7:50 p.m.RSVP to (408) 264-8542.

“Tikkun Leil Shavuot: An All-Night Community Learning Event.” Rabbinic panel, services, classes, games. At Congregation Kol Emeth, 4175 Manuela Ave., Palo Alto. 8 p.m. Free. www.kolemeth.org.

wednesday   |   8


“Shavuot Ice Cream Party.” Storytelling, dinner and dessert. At 1670 S. Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo. 5:30 p.m. Free. [email protected].

sunday   |   12


“It’s a Long Way to Sinai: A Shavuot Story.” Musical story told by Jonathan Bayer for children and parents. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 10:30 a.m. Free. (415) 567-3327 ext. 703.