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thursday/22

Mostly Kosher

It sounds kosher. Mostly Kosher is a Jewish cultural revival band serving soul for the spirit, a mishmash of Yiddish and klezmer, spiced with Latin, Afro-Cuban, jazz and shtick. Gaucho Gypsy Jazz will join in at the Berkeley performance at Ashkenaz.

7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Beth Israel in Carmel ($15), www.carmelbethisrael.org; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Red Poppy Art House in San Francisco ($10-$15); 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at Ashkenaz  in Berkeley ($10-$15), www.ashkenaz.com; 5 p.m. Oct. 25 at Kol Shofar in Tiburon; and 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at Saul’s Deli in Berkeley (dinner show), www.saulsdeli.com. Full performance schedule at www.mostlykosher.com

Ehud Banai. One-night performance by Israeli rock musician during his U.S. tour. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 8 p.m. $60-$150. Sold out, but waiting list link at www.ofjcc.org

sunday/25

Qadim Ensemble. Middle Eastern music ensemble performs with Miriam Peretz and the Nava Dance Collective. Proceeds to benefit nonprofit Madre and its Yazidi women’s shelter project. At Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley. Doors open 7 p.m. $15-$30 sliding scale. www.ashkenaz.com