Holidays & spiritual


S’mores Shabbat. Musical youth-led service followed by a community Shabbat dinner and s’mores. At Congregation Kol Shofar, 215 Blackfield Drive, Tiburon. 6 to 8 p.m. $6-$14, free for children under 2.


Counting of the Omer: Day 36. With Omer Project in San Francisco. On 36th Avenue at Judah Street. 9 p.m. Free. Also May 16 at 9 p.m. on 43rd Avenue at Fulton, and May 19 at 8:30 p.m. at 46th Avenue and Taraval. For additional dates, see


Rabbi David Ingber. Evening of music, mysticism and meditation led by founder of New York’s Renewal congregation in preparation for Shavuot. 7 p.m. $15-$25. At Chochmat HaLev, 2215 Prince St., Berkeley. Also May 13 at Congregation Kol Shofar, 215 Blackfield Drive, Tiburon. 7 p.m. Donations welcome. (415) 388-1818 or [email protected]


Hebrew Tikkun Leil Shavuot. Hebrew-language study sessions of ancient religious texts and modern Hebrew literature, as well as Israeli culture, food and music. Some lectures in English. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. $45-$60.