Cooking demonstration with Israeli chef Ayelet Latovitch, followed by discussion with Matthew Nouriel of JIMENA. Presented by A Wider Lens, East Bay International Jewish Film Festival (EBIJFF), Israeli Consulate and JIMENA.
American Jewish Committee S.F. and the American Hindu Foundation present an interfaith social/cultural mixer celebrating Janmashtami, the festival celebrating Krishna’s birth, and Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. For professionals ages 21-40. With vegetarian food and beverages. RSVP by Aug. 31.
Israeli musicians Achi Ben Shalom, Noa Levy and Asaf Ophir perform songs that represent influences of the world Jewish diaspora on modern Israeli music. Part of Jewish Music Series at Sonoma State. Free, $5 parking.
Historian Fred Rosenbaum discusses Black-Jewish relations in America's South, relating to the 1989 classic “Driving Miss Daisy” set in 1950s Atlanta. Screen the film on your own before the talk. Presented by EBIJFF, CCJCC, Congregation B'nai Shalom and Diablo Valley Hadassah.
Rosh Hashanah concert featuring countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, baritone Simon Barrad, violinist Elizabeth Castro Greenberg and pianist Ronny Michael Greenberg performing a mix of klezmer/traditional Jewish songs and classical compositions. With traditional Rosh Hashanah foods, themed cocktails and wine.
Interactive workshop exploring the Rosh Hashanah seder using the “Jewish UX framework,” which encourages creative, modern-day interpretations of rituals. Led by Tova Birnbaum, OFJCC director of Jewish content.