Lectures & workshops

monday   |   20

“Family Research in Greater Hungary.” S.F. Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Sociery. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. 7-9 p.m. Free. www.sfbajgs.org.

tuesday   |   21

“Afikomen Storytelling.” With Liora Brosbe and PJ Library. At Afikomen, 3042 Claremont Ave., Berkeley. 4-5 p.m. www.afikomen.com.

wednesday   |   22

“Lunch and Learn Torah Study.” At Temple Emanu-El, 1010 University Ave., San Jose. 12 p.m. www.templesanjose.org.

thursday   |   23

Aryae Coopersmith. Author of “Holy Beggars: A Journey from Haight Street to Jerusalem.” At Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. 7 p.m. Free with book purchase. www.keplers.com.

saturday   |   25

“The Secret of True Right Livelihood.” Jeff Katz, creator of one-man-show “Confessions of a Mensch,” on spiritual principles and laws. At Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto, Forest Room, Mill Valley. 7:30pm. www.myfavoriteabstracts.com.

sunday   |   26

Oran Hesterman. Author of “Fair Food.” At Books Inc., 1760 Fourth St., Berkeley. 5 p.m. Free. www.booksinc.net.