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VIRTUAL “Born in Auschwitz”

January 27

2020 documentary, presented by S.F.-based Jewish Film Institute on Holocaust Remembrance Day, about a woman experimented on by Nazis, her daughter born in a concentration camp and the granddaughter facing intergenerational trauma. 80 minutes, in English, German and Hebrew with English subtitles. Streams all day.  $15, with registration.

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VIRTUAL “Big Bold Jewish Climate Fest”

January 27

A multi-day virtual festival organized by people who want to activate Jewish values to move the needle on climate change. More than 160 online events from around the country and the Bay Area, with topics ranging from racism to the music industry to climate comedy to Tu B’Shevat. No experience or prior knowledge required. Jan. […]

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11:00 am

VIRTUAL “The Stolpersteine Project”

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Oshman Family JCC Tzvata Club presents an International Holocaust Remembrance Day program: a lecture by someone who is involved in the project that lays memorial stones in front of Holocaust victims’ homes in Europe. $7, with registration.

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1:00 pm

VIRTUAL “Caregiver: A Love Story”

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Free – $10

Short film about a woman opting to forgo cancer treatment, and her husband quitting his job to become her at-home caregiver. Followed by a discussion that includes Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter of Oakland, the film’s co-director and a preeminent palliative care doctor. Presented by Seniors At Home, a program of Jewish Family and Children’s Services. […]

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2:30 pm

VIRTUAL “Gabriella Karin: Artist and Holocaust Survivor”

January 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

For Jewish Heritage Month, the Slovakian-born artist talks about hiding in a convent during the Holocaust and becoming a fashion designer and sculptor. Presented by Silicon Valley Hillel and Foothill College. Free, with registration.

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4:30 pm

VIRTUAL “Musical Tu B’Shevat Seder”

January 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Hadar Rising Song Institutate and a bevy of other organizations, including Urban Adamah and Wilderness Torah in the East Bay, present a kabbalistic Tu B’Shevat seder with music, ritual and sound. Free, with registration.

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5:00 pm

VIRTUAL “JCC Book Fest in Your Living Room”

January 27 @ 5:00 pm
$11 – $25

Author Scott Turow talks about his 2020 legal thriller “The Last Trial,” in which 85-year-old lawyer Alejandro “Sandy” Stern is the main character. Presented by JCC Literary Consortium and JCCs across the nation. $11, $25 includes signed book and shipping. Registration required.

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7:00 pm

VIRTUAL “Hagar and Sarah: A Closer Look”

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rabbi Bridget Wynne discusses Abraham and Sarah bringing Hagar into their home and what ensues. Part of “Torah for Everyone” series from Jewish Gateways. $30, with registration.

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VIRTUAL “Race and the Criminal Justice System”

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A discussion that includes Jewish and interfaith perspectives on criminal justice reform, with Rabbi Daniel Stein and the Revs. Deborah Lee and Larry Foy. Presented by Beth Shalom of Walnut Creek and Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity. Get link from dstephens@bshalom.org. Free, with registration.

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