Holidays & spiritual

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) events listed on page 5



Mimouna Late Shabbat. Young adult late Shabbat service and Moroccan-inspired oneg. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. 8:30 p.m. Free.


Late Night at the Jewseum: Out of Order Seder. Kosher for Passover dinner in the Yud Gallery with performances by Heather Klein, Amy X Neuburg and Karina Denike. Followed by after-party event that includes noshes, an open bar, live music and a performance by Fat Chance Bellydance. Proceeds to support CJM public programs. Ages 21 and over only. At the Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. Dinner 6 to 9 p.m., party 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. $75-$360.


Havdallah campfire and dance party. Camp Tawonga celebrates end of Shabbat at Urban Adamah with Havdallah, singing, talent show, snacks, more. At Urban Adamah, 1050 Parker St., Berkeley. 8 to 11 p.m. $5-$10.


Yom HaAtzmaut at the JCC in Palo Alto

67 years, going strong. “Israel in Color” is how the Oshman Family JCC is celebrating Yom HaAtzmaut this year. Israel Independence Day activities will include play zones, puppet shows, games, line dancing, a fashion show, Israeli wine tastings, jewelry and crafts, food trucks, a Tel Aviv boardwalk and more.

3:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday, April 23 at Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.

save the date

Emperor Norton Day

Colma, May 3

“Ignite Your Mind: Day of Jewish Learning”

Santa Rosa, May 4

All-Night Tikkun Leyl Shavuot

JCC East Bay, May 23


jewish calendar

April 10, 2015/Nissan 21, 5775

Light candles at 7:23 p.m.

April 11, 2015/Nissan 22, 5775

Shabbat & Passover end at 8:22 p.m.

April 16, 2015/Nissan 27, 5775

Yom HaShoah

Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 17, 2015/Nissan 28, 5775

Light candles at 7:29 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 8:29 p.m.

April 22, 2015/Iyar 3, 5775

Yom HaZikaron

Israel Memorial Day

April 23, 2015/Iyar 4, 5775

Yom HaAtzmaut

Israel Independence Day