“A Not-So-Nice Jewish Boy Faces World War II.” Norman Beim discusses his memoir on his experience as a soldier in World War II. At Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 2. Free. www.jewishlearningworks.org.
“Sipping from the Nile, my Exodus from Egypt.” Jean Naggar discusses her memoir about her childhood during the 1956 Suez Crisis. At Levinthal Hall, Stanford University. 4:15 p.m. Free. www.stanford.edu/dept/jewishstudies.
“Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in Holocaust.” Author Marty Brounstein discusses his book. At Congregation Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave., Berkeley. 10:30 a.m. Free. (510) 549-9447.