Talks & workshops


“Yiddish & Yoga.” Learn Yiddish phrases while practicing yoga with “The Oy Life” author Harvey Gotliffe. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 1 p.m. Free.


The future of Reform Judaism. Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, leads discussion at Rabbi Michael Robinson memorial lecture. At Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. 6:15 p.m. Free.


“Cooking Israel.” Learn how to prepare a five-course Israeli meal with Israeli chefs. Location determined once reservation minimum of eight is met. Also Aug. 11-15. $36.


“Talkin’ Baseball and Judaism.” Marty Lurie, KNBR Radio’s San Francisco Giants pre- and post-game weekend host, talks baseball. Includes ballpark-themed dinner. At Congregation B’nai Israel, 1256 Nebraska St., Vallejo. 6 p.m. $24 suggested donation. RSVP to (707) 642-6526 or [email protected]