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Friday, March 9, 2007

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art

ongoing

“Journeys East: Patterns of Collecting”
through May 7 and “Revisions Amy Berk; Recoverings” through Aug. 19. At Judah L. Magnes Museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. $4-$6. (510) 549-6950.

“The Eternal Light.” Through March 5. At Jewish Heritage Museum, Reutlinger Community Center, 4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville. (925) 964-2068.

“The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography.” Through April 29. At the Contemporary Jewish Museum, 121 Steuart St., S.F. Up to $5. (415) 344-8800. Free gallery tours every Sunday and Wednesday at 12:30 pm.

 


music & dance

tuesday   |  6

Michael Alpert.
Songs and stories. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 6 p.m. Free. (415) 292-1233.




saturday   |  9

“Ladino Music: The Music of the Sephardim.”
At Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 7:30 p.m. Free. (707) 360-3000.

“Musical Fortunes.” Jewish and Romani music. At the Dance Palace, 503 B St., Point Reyes. 8 p.m. $5-$20. http://www.dancepalace.org.




sunday   |  11

Cantorial concert.
With David Margules, Roz Barak, Kay Greenwald and David Goldstein. At Congregation Rodef Sholom, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 4 p.m. Free. (415) 479-3441.

Concert with Robert Michael Esformes. At Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince St., Berkeley. 7 p.m. $15-$18. (510) 704-9687.

 



theater

ongoing

“Shopping for God.”
Through March 3. With Jewish storyteller Erica Lann-Clark. At the Marsh Berkeley, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. $16-$22. http://www.themarsh.org.

“Fiddler on the Roof.” Through March 10. At School of the Arts, 555 Portola Drive, S.F. $13-$20. Call for times. (415) 695-5720.

“Uncle Gunjiro’s Girlfriend.” Through March 3. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 8 p.m. $15-$25. (415) 292-1233.




sunday   |  11

Pocket Opera: Flotow’s “Martha.”
At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 2 p.m. $30-$35. http://www.marinjcc.org

“Number of People.” Starring Ed Asner. At College of San Mateo Theatre, 1700 West Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo. 5 p.m. $18-$25. (650) 212-7522.

 



tv & radio

friday   |  9

“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.




sunday   |  11

“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.

 


lectures & workshops

sunday   |  4

Genealogy: One-on-one help with your family tree.
At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 12 p.m. (415) 567-3327 ext. 704.




monday   |  5

Meet author Howard M. Lenhoff.
At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 6:30 p.m. Free. (510) 848-0237 ext. 110.

Mideast update with John Rothmann. At Peninsula Temple Beth El, 1700 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. 7:30. Free. (650) 341-7701.

Green technology at Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Keynote speaker Betsy Rosenberg. At Stanford University Faculty Club. 4 p.m. $25 for panel, $50 for dinner.




tuesday   |  6

“Jews in Entertainment in the 20th Century — Part I.”
With Irving Tallarico. At Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 10 a.m. $5-$8. (925) 928-7800.

“Parenting Through Separation and Divorce.” At Jewish Family and Children’s Services, 600 Fifth St., San Rafael. 7 p.m. (415) 419-3632.

The Holocaust in Literature. At Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California St., S.F. 7 p.m. Book fee $20. (415) 346-1720.




thursday   |  8

“Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Culture in All Its Moods.”
With author Michael Wex. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. (415) 567-3327 ext. 703.

“The Jews of Bulgaria.” With June and Gene Brott. At Temple Beth Sholom, 642 Dolores Ave., San Leandro. 10:15 a.m. $7. (510) 839-2900.




friday   |  9

“Threes Become Fours, Or How the Maxwell House Haggadah Became Canonized Text.”
Weekend with scholar-in-residence Robert Harris. Through March 11. At Congregation Beth David, 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga. Free. http://www.beth-david.org.




saturday   |  10

“The History of American Jewish Music from Plymouth Rock to Rock ‘n’ Roll.”
With Cantor Howard Shalowitz.  At Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 1 p.m. (707) 526-9864.

Compassionate learning introductory workshop. At Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince St., Berkeley. 2 p.m. $25-$30. (510) 704-9687.

“Snakes, Stones and Chasms: Lessons from the Staff of Mo’sheh (Moses).” At Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince St., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. $18-$20. (510) 704-9687.

 


benefits & social events

saturday   |  3

Purim banquet and Motown Megillah.
At Friedman Event Center, Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 5:30 p.m. Up to $36. (707) 360-3000.

“Roots Rock Purim.” Presented by Shivat Tzion. Live music and entertainment. At Capoeira Arts Café, 2026 Addison St., Berkeley. 7:45 p.m. $20.

Masquerade ball for young adults. Hillel of Silicon Valley and other Jewish groups. At Kona Kai Club, 680 Hubbard Ave., Santa Clara. 8 p.m. (408) 286-6669.

The Hub annual Purim party. At Bruno’s, 2389 Mission St., S.F. 9 p.m. $8-$10. (415) 512-6203.




sunday   |  4

Purim carnival.
At Congregation Beth Israel-Judea, 625 Brotherhood Way, S.F. 9:30 a.m. Free. (415) 586-8833 ext. 6.

Purim shpiel, carnival and silent auction. At Temple Emanu-El, 1010 University Ave., San Jose. 11 a.m. (408) 292-0939.

Purim Carnival! At Temple Beth Hillel, 801 Park Central, Richmond. 12:30 p.m. Free. (510) 223-2560.

Family Purim celebration. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 2 p.m. $5-$7. (415) 292-1255.

Purim at the Circus. With Chabad Jewish Center, Santa Rosa. At Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center, 2050 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa. 4 p.m. $10-$15. http://www.jewishsonoma.com.

Purim in China. Hosted by Chabad of the Greater South Bay. At Community Activities Bldg., 1400 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City. 4:15 p.m. Up to $43. (650) 424-9800.

Purimpalooza. At 12 Galaxies, 2565 Mission St., S.F. 4:30 p.m. $20. http://www.12galaxies.com.

Purim Follies 5767. At Temple Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. $15-$100. http://www.emanuelsf.org.




wednesday   |  7

Three I’s luncheon.
Irish-Israeli-Italian Society. At San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton, S.F. 11:30 a.m.  $35-$40. (415) 648-2024.

Bay Area Jewish Healing Center 4th annual dinner and silent auction. At Four Seasons Hotel, 757 Market St., 6 p.m. $175. (415) 750-4197.




thursday   |  8

LGBT Alliance Purim party.
At the Endup, 401 Sixth St., S.F. 7 p.m. $8-$15. (415) 512-6279.




sunday   |  11

“Tea of Life.”
Women’s distinction ceremony sponsored by Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley. At Fairmont Hotel Imperial Ballroom, 950 Mason St., S.F. 3 p.m. $65. (408) 357-7433.

Passover seder plate playshop. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 3 p.m. $50-$55. http://www.jccsf.org.

African American Jewish freedom seder. At Temple Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City. 4 p.m. $18. (650) 961-1309.

 



singles

sunday   |  4

Coffee and conversation.
Jewish East Bay Singles 55+. At private home in Walnut Creek. 10 a.m. (510) 297-5601.

Breakfast and Banter. Mensch link. Lakeside Café, 3160 N. Shoreline Blvd., Shoreline Park, Mountain View. 11 a.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Purim party for Jewish singles over 40. At Temple Isaiah, 3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette. 5 p.m. $15-$25. (415) 292-1200.




wednesday   |  7

Billiards Night Out.
Mensch Link. At California Billiard Club, 881 E. El Camino Real, Mountain View. 7 p.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




sunday   |  11

Breakfast and Banter.
Mensch Link. At Lakeside Café, 3160 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. 11 a.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Relationship reading group. Mensch Link. At Country Inn and Suites, 1300 Chesapeake Terrace, Sunnyvale. 7 p.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).