Holidays & spiritual


Prop 8 talk. Brian Goldman, who helped write the appeals brief for the pivotal ruling on same-sex marriage, speaks at Shabbat service. At Congregation B’nai Tikvah, 25 Hillcroft Road, Walnut Creek. 6:30 p.m. Free.


“Hike with the Rabbi.” Hike in the Mount Sutro forest with Rabbi Nosson Potash of Chabad of Cole Valley. Enjoy a break halfway with Hassidic stories and muffins. Pets welcome. Meet at the corner of Parnassus and Woodland avenues, S.F. Free. 10:30 a.m.


Interfaith Shabbat. Rabbi Katie Mizrahi and Imam Ali Siddiqui discuss fasting and its place in Judaism and Islam. At Or Shalom Jewish Community, 1250 Quintara St., S.F. 7 p.m. Free.

Outdoor Sanctuary. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs, a picnic dinner and a dessert to share for a nature Shabbat service at China Camp State Park (at thevillage). Led by Congregation Rodef Sholom of San Rafael and co-sponsored by PJ Library. 6 p.m. Free.