talks & workshops
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J Street national summit and gala. Panel discussion on Mideast peace with former diplomats Daniel Kurtzer and Gabriela Shalev and former Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. 7 p.m. Free. Also June 8. All-day summit. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $75 adults; $36 students. Followed by dinner and gala. At Intercontinental Hotel, 888 Howard St., S.F. 6 to 10 p.m. $250 and up. http://www.jstreet.org. (See story, 10)
“Shavuot: Goat Tending and Cheese Making.” Family farm event. At Urban Adamah, 1050 Parker St., Berkeley. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. $8; $20 for families of three or more. http://www.urbanadamah.org.
TED, meet ZANG What do parenting, music, sports nutrition, and business and technology have in common? They are all topics at the next ZANG Talk, a lecture series that brings Israeli and Jewish Americans in Silicon Valley together. The upcoming talk will feature field experts Laura Myszne, Yonat Mayer, Yael Dror and Nir Eyal. 7 p.m. Monday, June 9 at Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. $10-$18. http://www.zangtalk.com
“Emerging Trends for Women in 21st-Century Middle East.” Discussion on how women are shaping the region’s workforce. Register by June 7. At Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. 7 p.m. $10. http://www.tinyurl.com/jw4hpls.
Human rights talk. Israeli journalist and social activist Anat Saragusti discusses gender equality and civil rights for minority groups in Israel. At Congregation Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. Free. http://www.netivotshalom.org.
“Jews, Food, and Family in 20th-Century San Francisco.” Erica J. Peters, director of Culinary Historians of Northern California, talks about historic Jewish food havens in San Francisco. At Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 7 p.m. Free. http://www.jewishcommunitylibrary.org.
“The Kerry Inititative: What Went Wrong and Pathways Forward.” Dr. Stanley Wulf, past president of Congregation Beth Israel and member of J Street’s national advisory council, discusses peace in the Middle East. At Congregation Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. Free. http://www.netivotshalom.org.
Technology talk. Author and futurist Barry Minkin speaks. Sponsored by Silicon Valley Senior Singles. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 1 p.m. Free. http://www.svjcc.org.
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