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“Avodat Lev on the Farm.” Shabbat morning service at Urban Adamah, followed by Kiddush and potluck brunch. At Urban Adamah, 1050 Parker St., Berkeley. 10 a.m. Free.


Makor Or High Holy Days intensive. The center for Jewish meditation will hold a daylong retreat with silent sitting, walking meditation, Jewish prayer with Norman Fischer and Rabbi Dorothy Richman. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $60.

“Cultivating the Wise Heart.” Spiritual instructor Sylvia Boorstein hosts a daylong spiritual event with singing, personal reflection and silent meditation in preparation for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Vegetarian lunch included. At Chochmat HaLev, 2215 Prince St., Berkeley. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $65-$80.


jewish calendar

Sept. 5, 2014

Elul 10, 5774

Light candles at 7:15 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 8:11 p.m.


Sept. 12, 201

Elul 17, 5774

Light candles at 7:04 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 8 p.m.