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12:00 pm

VIRTUAL “Contested History, Art and the Politics of Trauma”

October 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Taube Center for Jewish Studies teams with Stanford’s Native American Studies program for a panel talk about the mural controversy at S.F.’s Washington High School and the ethics of public art. Panel includes filmmakers Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow and scholar Steven Zipperstein. Free, with registration.

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2:30 pm

VIRTUAL “Chutzpah 2020: Get Out the Vote”

October 27, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Jewish climate nonprofit Dayenu hosts a voter outreach event focused on environmental issues. Co-sponsored by Urban Adamah. All ages welcome. Also October 22, October 29, November 1, and November 2. Free, with registration.

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5:00 pm

VIRTUAL “Perhaps Redeemed: Literature, the Holocaust and the Survivor’s Need for a Radical Humanism”

October 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

SFSU Jewish Studies Department chair Kitty Millet looks at several authors and traces what emerges when survivors are the subjects of their own narratives. Co-presented by S.F. Jewish Community Library. Free with registration.

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7:30 pm

“Understanding Covid-19 and Developing Coping Strategies”

October 27, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A panel talk by five Stanford medical school professors and educators about the science of Covid, the medical community’s response, and its effect on the elderly, families and children. Presented by Congregation Beth Am. Free, with registration.

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8:00 pm

Kids and Politics

October 27, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Think it’s impossible to explain politics to young kids? Change your perspective at this virtual talk by Ruby Shamir, former Clinton White House staffer and author of the picture book “What’s the Big Deal About Elections?” She’ll explain how to teach kids about voting and the power of the people. Presented by the JCCs of […]

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