Talks & workshops


“Yiddishkeit 101.” An introduction to secular Jewish culture by the Workmen’s Circle of Northern California. At S.F. Public Library, Glen Park branch, 2825 Diamond St., S.F. 3 p.m. Free.


“A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa’s Lost Heritage.” Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor Yfaat Weiss discusses the cultural and political history of Haifa. At Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford. 12 p.m. Free. RSVP required by Sept. 26.


Stories of Jewish refugees. Gina Waldman, co-founder of Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa, discusses Jews displaced from the Middle East during the mid-20th century for the National Council of Jewish Women. A light dinner will be served. At a private residence in San Francisco. 6:30 p.m. $10 donation. RSVP requested. (415) 346-4600.