Benefits & social events


Silicon Valley Jewish Widow and Widowers group meeting. Native American Bob DeMatai gives talk on flutes and plays musical arrangements. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 1 p.m. Free. (408) 866-5350.


Mah Jongg tournament. Daylong tournament with prizes and lunch. At Congregation Beth David, 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $40.


Purim and Chinese New Year Mah Jongg party. Includes dinner of Chinese main course and Purim hamantashen for desert. At Peninsula Temple Sholom, 1655 Sebastian Drive, Burlingame. 4 p.m. $20, includes dinner. Bring your own Mah Jongg set. RSVP required by Feb. 8 at [email protected]


“The Great Latke and Hammentashen Debate of 2013.” Stanford klezmer band performs before the annual jocular debate between Stanford faculty members. At Stanford Law School, Room 209, Stanford. 7:45 p.m. Free.