Two-day gathering in Sacramento to hear from lawmakers and activists and participate in direct lobbying at the state Capitol. Includes reception with legislators, optional dinner with California Jewish Caucus and networking event. Presented by Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California. Registration required.
Max K. Strassfeld discusses his new book about the roles of eunuchs and androgynes in rabbinic literature, how they shaped ideas about law, and the need to reassess Jewish literature/law once nonbinary gender is acknowledged. Presented by Jewish Community Library, Sha’ar Zahav and SFSU Jewish Studies.
A concert to raise funds for three charities (including HIAS) doing work in Ukraine and with refugees fleeing the war, from the Resonance Project. Includes opera singer Frederica von Stade, pianist Jake Heggie, members of S.F. Symphony, vocalists and a talk by S.F.-based Ukrainian consul general Dmytro Kushneruk. Streaming option available. Registration required.