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11:00 am

“Give Peace a Chance: Working for a Just and Shared Israel”

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

New Lehrhaus presents New Israel Fund grantees from Omdim Beyachad (Standing Together) and the Tzedek Centers discussing the work their organizations are doing for Israelis/Palestinians in pursuit of peace, equality, and social and climate justice. In partnership with New Israel Fund. $36 for three sessions.

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Community Hamantash Bake

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chabad of the Neighborhood, 333 West Portal Ave., Unit B
San Francisco, CA
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$12 – $36

Chabad of the Neighborhood presents a workshop on baking hamantaschen. Baked treats can be taken home or donated to area seniors.

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“The Yiddish (Un)conscious”

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Naomi Seidman discusses the translation of Freud into Yiddish, a language that some have called the unconscious of assimilated Jews, and the unique character of psychoanalysis in Yiddish, the language of Freud’s immediate ancestors, which persisted in his thought and writing. Presented by KlezCalifornia and Jewish Community Library.

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2:00 pm

“Bilhah and Zilpah: Silenced Voices of Sister Wives and Concubine Matriarchs”

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Text study led by Erica Riddick, founding director of Jews of Color Sanctuary and creator of the Bilhah Zilpah Project, exploring the two women’s contested status, the power of naming and how the women’s stories resonate with marginalized people today. Presented by Jewish Community Library.

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3:00 pm

“Writing an Ethical Will”

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Chaplain Muriel Dance discusses the Jewish tradition of creating an ethical will, a document that passes cherished values and ideals from one generation to the next. Presented by Or Shalom Jewish Community.

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6:30 pm

“Jews of Iran”

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
USF Fromm Hall, 2497 Golden Gate Ave.
S.F., CA
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Middle East scholar Lior Sternfeld discusses the Jews of contemporary Iran, the largest population of Jews in a Muslim-majority country. Presented by The Swig Program in Jewish Studies and Social Justice.

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