The annual award, administered by the S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation's Endowment Fund and supplied by a fund established by friends of Bernard Osher, recognizes the efforts of an individual or organization striving for excellence in a cultural endeavor.
The award provides Bayview Opera House with a $7,500 cash prize and Frazier with a $5,000 honorarium.
Adath Israel hosts Bar Ilan professor
Political scientist Paul Eidelberg will speak on "How Democracy in Israel is leading to Tyranny: a Constitutional Solution" at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Adath Israel, 1851 Noriega St., S.F.
Eidelberg is a professor at Israel's Bar Ilan University, and the author of five books on the Arab-Israel conflict and on Judaism.
For information about the lecture, call Helene Klein at (415) 681-1326.
Panama Canal trip set for December
Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring's Travel Program plans a nine-day Panama Canal cruise Dec. 3 through 11 aboard Royal Odyssey.
The trip includes a Yiddish workshop. For information, call (800) WC-CALL-US, extension 271.