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11:00 am

“Underworld Songs”

November 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:45 pm
Free

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.

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1:00 pm

Memory Garden dedication

November 13 @ 1:00 pm
Eternal Home Cemetery, 1051 El Camino Real
Colma, CA
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Free

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.

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2:00 pm

“Elaine Black Yoneda: Jewish Immigration, Labor Activism and Japanese American Exclusion and Incarceration”

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

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.

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3:00 pm

Book launch with Rachel Biale

November 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Afikomen Judaica, 3042 Claremont Ave.
Berkeley, CA United States
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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.

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