Benefits & social events


Lafayette-Moraga Trail hike. Join Bay Area Jewish Singles Hiking Club for eight-mile round-trip hike with lunch stop and optional dinner after. At Valle Vista Staging Area, East Bay Municipal Utility District, Moraga. 11:15 a.m. $1. (925) 228-4213


“FIDF: Stories of Inspiration.” Tribute to wounded Israeli soldiers with Noam Gershony, former Apache helicopter pilot in Israel’s air force and Paralympics gold medalist. Program preceded by light dinner reception. Presented by Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. At private home, address given with RSVP. 6 p.m. $55. Call (415) 547-8360.


Café Shalom. Monthly Israeli folk dancing event. Dance requests and children welcome. At St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 1399 43rd Ave., S.F. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. $5-$8.


Hillel of Silicon Valley L’Dor V’Dor fundraising event. Community and student honoree awards luncheon with entertainment and live auction. At the Fourth Street Garage, 88 South Fourth St., 7th floor, San Jose. 11 a.m. $95.