Talks & workshops


“Top Five Suggestions for a Successful and Thriving Marriage.” Lecture by Rabbi Zalman Levin of Chabad of Palo Alto on five components and skills to enhance marriage. Proceeds to benefit Mikvah Society of San Jose. At Chabad, 3070 Louis Road, Palo Alto. 7 p.m. $12 suggested donation. (408) 264-3138


Panel on human trafficking. South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking presents a panel discussion and updates by speakers Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen and county Supervisor Cindy Chavez. At Levy Family Campus, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 6:15 p.m. Free. (408) 357-7504 or


“Justice and the War on Terror.” First in a two-part series examining the legal, ethical and emotional ramifications of dealing with terrorists. At Chabad Richmond Torah Center, 423 10th Ave., S.F. 7 p.m. Also Aug. 16. $15, $20 for both sessions.