Workshop on untervelt songs about Yddish gangsters, anarchists, freethinkers, assassins, unmarried mothers, sex workers and more. Led by accordionist and Yiddish-klezmer lecturer Jeanette Lewicki of Oakland. With original recordings and transliterations. Presented by KlezCalifornia and Jewish Folk Chorus of San Francisco.
Opening and dedication of Sinai Memorial Chapel Chevra Kadisha Memory Garden, a space for those grieving from fertility or pregnancy loss. Livestream option. RSVP required.
Rachel Schreiber discusses her book about a daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants who spent eight months in a U.S. WWII camp incarcerated with her Japanese American husband and their son. Presented by Jewish Community Library, Workers Circle/Arbeter Ring of Northern California and the California Historical Society.
Launch historical novel “Lost and Found,” based on the true story of a Viennese Jewish family that gets separated from their 4-year-old son while fleeing from Nazis on the same refugee boat as Biale’s parents. In partnership with New Lehrhaus. Registration requested.