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8:00 am

“Jewbilee”

January 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Free

Focus of this year’s annual Addison-Penzak JCC program is on social and environmental justice, with “Make a Change” panel discussions, hands-on art, movie viewings, volunteer opportunities and music, in honor of Tu B’Shevat, MLK Day and the current shmita year. Through Jan. 17. Co-presented by nearby congregations Beth David, Shir Hadash, Sinai and Emanu-El, Jewish […]

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3:30 pm

“Abrahamic Alliance Food Distribution”

January 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Jewish, Christian and Muslim coalition Abrahamic Alliance seeks  volunteers to distribute food to low-income families and seniors in the Poco Way Apartments complex. In partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank and CityTeam. Social distancing and masks required. Ages 14 and up. Registration required. 

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6:30 pm

“Investing In Climate Change”

January 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Adamah, 1151 Sixth St.
Berkeley, CA United States
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$36

Urban Adamah presents a workshop on the landscape of climate-friendly investing options, how to check if a fund carries fossil fuel debt, how to evaluate the climate-friendliness of a mutual fund and more. Co-presented by Carbon Collective and Big Bold Jewish Climate Festival. Sliding scale. 

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7:00 pm

VIRTUAL “The Invisibles” and talk

January 13 @ 7:00 pm
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$11

Historian Fred Rosenbaum looks at the Jews of Berlin before WWII and today, and puts into context a 2017 German war drama about four young Jewish Berliners who try to remain “invisible” during the war. In Hebrew and German with English subtitles. Film streams Jan. 13-16. Offered by East Bay Jewish film festival and Under […]

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VIRTUAL “The First to Cry Down Injustice?”

January 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

History professor Ellen Eisenberg examines the varied responses West Coast Jews had to the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII, which ranged from opposing the policy to staying silent to fueling propaganda. Presented by Jewish Community Library and Workers Circle/Arbeter Ring of NorCal.

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VIRTUAL “MLK Jr. and Environmental Justice”

January 13 @ 7:00 pm
Free

A talk about contemporary connections between Martin Luther King Jr. and Tu B’Shevat, and how King’s courage and passion still impact people today. Led by Cara Judea Alhadeff, whose book “Zazu Dreams” is about historical figures, the environment and climate change. Co-presented by Osher Marin JCC.

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