Join B’nai Israel Jewish Center, and congregations Ner Shalom, Shomrei Torah and Keddem for a Shavuot night of “untraditional” learning titled “Learning from the Edge.” Led by rabbis, therapists and a mindfulness teacher.
Jewish nonprofit Reboot presents Bay Area guitarist-composer John Schott and other musicians interpreting Thelonious Monk’s revered ballad, with Jewish approaches to textual commentary. Performed over eight hours. Includes two drinks and a taco truck dinner. Streaming option available as part of Reboot’s Shavuot event DAWN. Tickets required.
Celebrate the giving of the Torah with music, crafts and ice cream in the atrium and courtyard.
Chabad of S.F. presents a reading of the Ten Commandments from the Torah followed by a cheesecake party for Shavuot. Registration appreciated.
A celebration featuring music and dance to mark the reopening of the center, which often features Jewish events and Israeli music, after two years of closure due to the pandemic. Full vaccination, registration required.
Four 50-minute, outdoor classes will be held at four Berkeley locations: JCC East Bay and congregations Beth El, Beth Israel and Netivot Shalom. With a 60-minute travel break to allow for venue switching. 34th annual event includes more than 20 partner organizations. Registration required.
Friends of the S.F. Public Library and Contemporary Jewish Museum present a 2003 documentary on the history and unique culture of Ireland’s Jewish community. Plus a discussion on Jewish-Irish identity and how it is represented in James Joyce’s “Ulysses,” with filmmaker Valerie Lapin Ganley and UC Berkeley professor Joshua Gang.
Sha’ar Zahav presents a Shavuot celebration featuring a “Journey to Judaism” panel discussion facilitated by Rabbi Copeland followed by small group sessions on topics including intersectionality, traditions, and the Book of Ruth. In person or online. Registration required.