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“The Mapmaker’s Daughter.” Historical novelist Laurel Corona discusses her book about a woman who decides to live her life openly as a Jew on the Iberian Peninsula in the 15th century. At Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 2 p.m. Free. Also June 10 at Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 11 a.m. $15. Also at Book Passage, S.F. Ferry Building. 6 p.m. Free. (See story, 27)


Genemyfriend_bookcover_small_sizeHealing the world. Rabbi Amy Eilberg, the first woman ordained as a Conservative rabbi by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and a co-founder of the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center, discusses “From Enemy to Friend: Jewish Wisdom and the Pursuit of Peace.” Eilberg’s new book explores peace-building through Jewish texts and stories about conflict and reconciliation. 7 p.m. Thursday, June 12 at Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. Free.


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