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VIRTUAL “Marry Me However”

January 19

2020 Israeli documentary about queer people who married someone of the opposite sex for religious reasons. In Hebrew with English subtitles. Part of “A Wider Lens” series from East Bay Jewish film fest, Israeli consulate and A Wider Bridge. Panel at 12 p.m. Jan. 21 with director Rabbi Mordechai Vardi and cinematographer Avigail Sperbe, who […]

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1:00 pm

VIRTUAL “Tu B’Shevat in Israel’

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Oren Hefetz, a Jewish National Fund rep living in the Bay Area, talks about how Israel has become a world leader in water technology, desert farming, etc., and this expertise is shared globally. A program for seniors from Oshman Family JCC. Free, with registration.

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2:00 pm

VIRTUAL “The Third Daughter”

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Contra Costa JCC co-presents a talk by author Talia Carner on her historical novel about a young Jewish girl who escapes the Russian pogroms, becomes a sex-trafficking victim in Argentina, then takes down the sex-trafficking network. Free, with registration.

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5:00 pm

VIRTUAL “Foodie Film Fest”

January 19 @ 5:00 pm

East Bay International Jewish Film Festival and other Jewish organizations present a cooking demonstration by Balaboosta chef-author Einat Adomony and the 2020 documentary “Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles.” Runs online for six days. Free, with registration.

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