Yavneh Day School invites the community to “Back to the Future,” which includes STEAM activities such as working on an “archeological dig,” building/launching rockets, creating an irrigation system prototype, computer coding and robotics puzzles. Registration required.
Co-editor Kenneth Wishnia and four contributors discuss the collection of 23 stories that explore both the dark and light sides of Jewish religion and culture. Presented by Jewish Community Library and Mystery Writers of America NorCal. Registration required.
Screening of 2001 movie in commemoration of upcoming 80th anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Revolt. Post-film talk by director and co-writer Jon Avnet, Holocaust scholar Michael Berenbaum and Steven Meed, son of a Warsaw Ghetto fighter and chronicler. Presented by Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation. Masks required. Livestream option available. Registration required.
Musicologist Uri Schreter discusses his research on U.S. Jewish weddings in the 1950s, popular Jewish music at that time and Israeli folk songs’ role in klezmer’s history. With recordings. Presented by New Lehrhaus and KlezCalifornia.
Original production about a family celebrating a Passover seder while also confronting the impact of addiction on the gathering. Created/performed current or past residents of Beit T'Shuvah, interdenominational Jewish treatment program in L.A. Registration required.
East Bay Jewish Film Festival presents a 2008 drama about a Portuguese consul general and his efforts to save Jews during WWII. Available to stream Nov. 3-7. Presentation on Nov. 6 includes Sheila Abranches, a descendant of the late Aristides de Sousa Mendes.
Samson Koletkar, self-billed as “Mahatma Moses” and the “world's only Indian Jewish stand-up,” does a clean show based on growing up Jewish in Mumbai and moving to the Bay Area to work in tech. 18-and-older, two-drink minimum.