Talks & workshops


“Bagel Brunch: Local Human Services.” Guest speaker is seniors expert (and j. columnist) Rob Tufel, director of adult services at Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East  Bay. At Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Ave., Albany. 11 a.m.  $7.50-$10 for bagel brunch. (510) 428-1492.

Jewish Youth for Community Action. Information session about leadership training and social justice program. At Congregation Beth El, 1301 Oxford St., Berkeley. 11 a.m. Free.


Levanah Moon Circle. Monthly moon gathering for women and girls ages 4 and up. Make crafts and work on service projects. At Urban Adamah, 1050 Parker St. Berkeley. 5:30 p.m. $5-$10.


“The Myth of Biblical Homophobia, Part I.” Discussion explores what the biblical texts and narratives say about same-sex relations. With Rabbi Michael Rothbaum. Also June 26. At Congregation Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. $20 for both sessions.