Lectures & workshops

friday   |   10

“Anti-Semitism in Our Schools — What Can We Do?” With Nancy Appel, associate director of the Anti-Defamation League. At Congregation Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City. 7:30 p.m. Free. (650) 366-8481.

sunday    |   12

“Help With Your Family Tree.” Genealogy clinic. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 12-2 p.m. Free. (415) 567-3327.

“Drop-in Book Club: ‘The Jewish Husband’ by Lia Levi.” Facilitated by Jim Van Buskirk. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 2 p.m. Free. (415) 567-3327.

monday   |   13

“Peninsula Summer Ulpan.” Alef-level (beginner) course on Jewish text, literature, Israeli food and culture. Through June 17. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $275-$400/week. (650) 223-8602.

“SF Real Estate Rules, Helping or Hurting?” Business Leadership Council of the Jewish Community Federation meeting and panel discussion. At Farella Braun + Martel, 235 Montgomery St., S.F. 6-8:30 p.m. $25-$60. [email protected].

“Hebrew Literature: The Impact of 1948.” With Columbia University Professor Dan Miron. At Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Building, Stanford University. 6:15 p.m. jewishstudies.stanford.edu.

“Israel Discussion.” A Young Adult Community forum on sharing perspectives on the Jewish state. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. 7-9 p.m. [email protected].

tuesday   |   14

“Middle East Update: Israel-U.S. Relations and Is Nuclear War Looming?” With John Rothmann, KGO radio talk-show host. At Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 10 a.m. $17-$20, includes lunch. (925) 938-7800 ext. 239.

“Noah Alper: The Road to IPO and Beyond.” Founder of Noah’s Bagels and author of “Business Mensch.” Jewish High Tech Community meeting. At Bank Leumi Offices, 2000 University Ave., Palo Alto. 6:30-9 p.m. $15-$20. www.jhtc.org.

wednesday   |   15

“Ancient Prophecy and Modern Reality: How the Prophecies of Exile and Redemption are Unfolding Before Our Eyes.” With Noach Bittelman. At Beit Midrash Ohr HaChaim, 1380 Hopkins St., Berkeley. 8 p.m. $12 donation. (510) 558-0536.