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music & dance

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HerPic Dancers with Jewish artistic director Irva Hertz-Picciotto.
Through Oct. 28. At ODC Theater, 3153 17th St., S.F. October 20-28. http://www.herpic.org.

Batsheva Dance Company. Through Oct. 29. At Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, 701 Mission St., S.F. $27-$44. http://www.performances.org.




saturday   |  28

Community Center Orchestra.
Director Urs Leonardt Steiner. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 8 p.m. Free. (415) 292-1233.




sunday   |  29

“The Roots of the American Musical” with Joe Marchi.
Helen and Bud Rubin American Musical Theater Series. At Cubberly Community Center Auditorium, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. 2 p.m. Free. (650) 329-2418.

“The Spirit of Fes: Paths to Hope.” Spiritual and religious music festival. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 7 p.m. $28-$32. (415) 292-1233.

Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem. String band. At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 7:30 p.m. $13-$26. (415) 444-8000.




saturday   |  4

The Tony DeSare Trio.
At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 8 p.m. $20-$45. And Sunday, Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. (415) 444-8000.




sunday   |  5

Israel fundraising event and concert.
With Gelena. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. 6:30 p.m. $18-$20. (650) 493-4661.

 



theater

sunday   |  29

“Moving” by Ro’i Rashkes and Aaron Davidman.
At Neto Caffe, 135 Castro St., Mountain View. 7 p.m. Free http://www.atjt.com.




monday   |  30

“Moving” by Ro’i Rashkes and Aaron Davidman
At Traveling Jewish Theatre, 470 Florida St., S.F. 8 p.m. http://www.atjt.com.

 



tv & radio

sunday   |  29

“Mosaic.”
Discussion about social, religious and community issues. On KPIX-TV Channel 5. 5 a.m.

“Synagogue of the Air.” With rabbis and cantor of Congregation Emanu-El. On KUSF 90.3 FM. 9 a.m.




friday   |  3

“The Jewish Alternative.”
DJ Sarah Bellum. Klezmer, Israeli and alternative music. On Stanford University’s KZSU 90.1 FM. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (650) 723-9010.

 


lectures & workshops

friday   |  27

Annie Leibovitz.
At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 8 p.m. $15-$18. (415) 292-1233.




saturday   |  28

Middle East expert Yossi Olmert.
At Congregation Bet Haverim, 1715 Anderson Road, Davis. 7:30 p.m. (416) 677-9600.

“Is an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Still Possible?” With Khaled Abu Toameh. At Northbrae Community Church, 941 The Alameda, Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. $15. (510) 525-3582.




sunday   |  29

Middle East expert Yossi Olmert.
At Temple Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City. 9:30 a.m. $18. (415) 677-9600.

The Music of Israel. With Mark Levy. At Congregation Beth David, 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga. 10:15 a.m. Free. (408) 257-3333.

21st-Century Politics: The Future of the Arab-Israeli Conflict. With David Meir-Levi. At Temple Beth Sholom, 642 Dolores Ave., San Leandro. 10:45 a.m. $7. (510) 839-2900 ext. 233.




monday   |  30

“Beneath the Wings of the Shekhinah.”
Shalom Bayit healing service for women. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. 7 p.m. Free. (866) SHALOM-7.




wednesday   |  1

The G-d Project: Nine Houses Without Women.
With visual artist Helene Aylon. At Fromm Hall, USF, San Francisco. 7 p.m. http://www.artsci.usfca.edu.

Meet the Author: “Born to Kvetch” with author Michael Wex. At Black Oak Books, 1491 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. (510) 486-0698.




thursday   |  2

Fast, delicious meals with Chef Laurent Boucher.
At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 3 p.m. $15. (415) 444-8000.

The Holiday Dilemma. Holiday celebration tips. At JFCS, 600 Fifth Ave., San Rafael. 7 p.m. $25. (415) 419-3632.

Reception and presentation by author Ayelet Waldman. Hosted by Jewish Community Federation of the Greater East Bay. At Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court, Pleasanton. 6:30 p.m. RSVP to (925) 943-5238.




friday   |  3

“The Bu-Jew Dialogues.”
Conversation between Perry Garfinkel and Wes “Scoop” Nisker. At Black Oak Books, 1491 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. (510) 486-0698.

“Oppenheimer’s Shadow: His World and Ours.” Lecture with Martin Sherwin and Kai Bird, authors of “American Prometheus.” At Cole Hall, UCSF. 3 p.m. Free. http://www.lauramyersdesign.com/galante.




sunday   |  5

The Death Penalty in Jewish Tradition.
With Rachel Biale of the Progressive Jewish Alliance. “Brunch and Learn” at Congregation Beth David, 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga. 10:15 a.m. Free. (408) 257-3333.

Hate crime discussion. At Temple Israel, 3138 Mecartney Road, Alameda. 10:30 a.m. (510) 749-9687.

Human Genomics and Our Changing Concept of Race. With Harry Shenker. At Albert L. Schultz JCC, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. 2 p.m. http://www.paloaltojcc.org.




monday   |  6

“Israel and Hezbollah: 34 Days and 9 Lessons.”
With John Rothmann. At Peninsula Temple Sholom, 1655 Sebastian Drive, Burlingame. 7 p.m. Free. (650) 697-2266.

 


benefits & social events

friday   |  27

SOMAn’uel.
First Friday Shabbat for all ages. At Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro St., S.F. 6 p.m. And Late Shabbat for people in their 20’s and 30’s, 7:30 p.m. (415) 751-2541 ext. 124.




saturday   |  4

Dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions.
At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 6:30 p.m. $150. (408) 357-7436.

Rich Cohen, author of “Sweet and Low.” Contra Costa Jewish Book Festival. At Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 7 p.m. (510) 839-2900 ext. 253.

“The State of Education in America.” With professor Dorothy Shipps. Contra Costa Jewish Book Festival. At Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 10:45 a.m. (510) 839-2900 ext. 253.

San Francisco Jewish BookFest 2006. Keynote speaker E.L. Doctorow. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 11 a.m. $15-$18. (415) 292-1233.

“King of the Hill” writers Judah and Murray Miller. Contra Costa Jewish Book Festival. At Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 7 p.m. (510) 839-2900 ext. 253.




sunday   |  5

San Francisco Jewish Book Fest.
Contemporary Jewish and Holocaust literature. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F.11 a.m. (415) 292-1278.




monday   |  6

Elizabeth Rosner, author of “Blue Nude.”
Contra Costa Jewish Book Festival. At Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 4 p.m. (510) 839-2900 ext. 253.

Book talk by Daniel Mendelsohn, author of “The Lost: A Search for Six of the Six Million.” At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. Free. http://www.hcnc.org.

 



singles

saturday   |  28

Briones-Reservoir-Bear Creek Trail.
In the East Bay. Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. 10:30 a.m. $3. (925) 228-4213.




sunday   |  29

Breakfast and Banter.
Mensch Link. At Bean Scene Café, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. 11 a.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Ragle Ranch Park Hike. In Sonoma County. Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. 12 p.m. $3. (707) 823-9555.




saturday   |  4

Dinner.
Peninsula Jewish Singles 40+. At Cattleman’s Restaurant, Sunnyvale. 7:30 p.m. (650) 369-4742.




sunday   |  5

Breakfast and Banter.
Mensch Link. At Michael’s Restaurant, Shoreline Park, Mountain View. 11 a.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).