Benefits & social events

friday   |   12

“Party to Welcome New Rabbi.” Kosher barbecue with live music and Shabbat service to welcome Rabbi Joel Rembaum. At Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 6 p.m. $7-$18. Free for children under 4. (707) 360-3000.

saturday   |   13

“Second Saturday Party.” Jewish young adults ages 21-40 shmooze, bartend and dance to the beats of DJ Josh Abrams. At the Cellar, 685 Sutter St. 10 p.m. $15. For information or to bartend, email [email protected].

sunday   |   14

“Jews’ Next Dor Pool Party.” Bring munchies, drinks to share and your own towel. In Santa Clara. 1:30 p.m. Free. RVSP to [email protected].

tuesday   |   16

“Israeli Dance Demonstration.” Learn dances from Israel with Karina Lambert. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 5 p.m. Free. (650) 223-8609.

wednesday   |   17

“Talkin’ Baseball and Judaism.” Shmooze and baseball banter with KNBR radio’s Marty Lurie. Fundraiser. At Congregation B’nai Israel, 1256 Nebraska St., Vallejo. 7 p.m. $24 donation. (707) 642-6526.

friday   |   19

“Ahava Spa Party.” End-of-summer party with exfoliations, chair massage, henna, drinks and food. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 5 p.m. $15 and up. (408) 357-7429.

“5th Annual Pride Shabbat.“ Includes Temple Emanu-El Rabbi Dana Magat, Cantor Meeka Simerly and clergy from three other South Bay congregations (Shir Hadash, Beth David and Sinai). At Temple Emanu-El, 1010 University Ave., San Jose. 6:30 p.m. (408) 292-0939.

sunday   |   21

“Rising Tide Premier Summer Gala.” Republican Jewish Coalition Northern California’s summer gala with food and wine, entertainment and speakers. Kosher meal available upon request. At private residence in Palo Alto. 1 p.m. $40-$50. (310) 478-0752.