Marty Brounstein. Author discusses “Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust.” At Jewish LearningWorks, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 1:30 p.m. Free.

“Exit Laughing.” Victoria Zackheim’s anthology of funny and personal stories by Joshua Braff, Malachy McCourt, Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Ellen Sussman and others. Part of Contra Costa Jewish Book Festival. At Congregation B’nai Shalom, 74 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek. 3 p.m. $5-$7.


“Arise! Arise! Deborah, Ruth and Hannah.” Artist Debra Brand discusses her book that features her paintings of women who took a stand at critical moments. At Afikomen Judaica, 3042 Claremont Ave., Berkeley. 6:30 p.m. Free.