Benefits & social events


“Open Mic Hanukkah Farm Fest.” Celebrate Hanukkah at Urban Adamah, featuring  dinner and open mic event. Co-sponsored by East Bay Moishe House, East Bay YAD and Wilderness Torah. At Urban Adamah, 1050 Parker St., Berkeley. 7 to 10 p.m. $10-$15.


Hanukkah Singles Night. With holiday treats and Israeli and American music. At Jerusalem Grill & Bar, 1740 S. Winchester Blvd., Campbell. 7:30 p.m. Reserve at


Warriors Jewish Heritage Night. Golden State Warriors host Sacramento Kings. Pregame party with menorah-lighting, Jewish food and music from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. in plaza between arena and stadium. At Oakland Arena. Game at 7:30 p.m.

“Klezmer Monday Hanukkah Party.” Features candle lighting and the music of Achi Ben-Shalom and Adama. At Saul’s Deli, 1475 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. 6 to 8 p.m. Free.


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Chai times for Latke Ball. The 18th annual Latke Ball Jewish dance party will feature two dance floors and five DJs, including DJ Miles, DJ Seba and Polyester Pink, as well as a photobooth. All proceeds will be reinvested in the Jewish community. For 21 and up only.

At 9 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 24 at Ruby Skye, 420 Mason St., S.F. $30-$55.

Matzo Ball. Dance party for Bay Area Jewish singles. At Vessel Nightclub, 85 Campton Place, S.F. 9 p.m. $30.

“Moo-Shu and a Movie.” Catered Chinese buffet dinner and screening of “Jumanji” starring Robin Williams. At Temple Isaiah, 945 Risa Road, Lafayette. 6 p.m. $15-$25. RSVP requested.


“Sushi & Sake.” Sake and kosher sushi from L’Chaim Sushi, plus lessons on how to roll your own sushi. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 5:30 p.m. $36-$40.

Community Free Day at the CJM. Admission-free family fun day, including an arts workshop based on the “J. Otto Seibold and Mr. Lunch” exhibit, two performances by the Pop-Ups and a “meet the puppets” workshop. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

“Adath Israel Winter Fun.” Daylong event with food, games and inflatable play areas for kids. At Adath Israel Congregation, 1851 Noriega St., S.F. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $15-$25 per family. (415) 710-9925.

“Saul’s Deli Klezmer X-Mas Street Party.” Klezmer street concert by the Saul Goodman Klezmer Band. Dancing encouraged. Outside of Saul’s Deli, 1475 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.


“Klezmer Brunch.” Enjoy brunch by Wise Sons and traditional Jewish music by the Yiddish Art Trio, consisting of Michael Winograd, Patrick Farrell and Benjy Fox-Rosen. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Museum admission plus cost of meal.