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10:00 am

VIRTUAL “JCC Book Fest in Your Living Room

November 8 @ 10:00 am
$6 – $36

Natan Sharansky and historian Gil Troy talk about the book they have co-written, “Never Alone: Prison, Politics and My People.” Presented by JCC Literary Consortium and JCCs across the nation. $6, or $36, which includes book and shipping. Registration required.

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VIRTUAL “Antisemitism and the Power of Cartoons”

November 8 @ 10:00 am
Free

Dry Bones cartoonist Yaakov Kirschen talks about his 50 years of drawing Zionist-Jewish-Israel cartoons and other topics. Sponsored by Beth Ami, StandWithUs, ClubZ and Sonoma County Israel Committee. Free, with registration.

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VIRTUAL “New Frontiers of Judaism in the Arab World”

November 8 @ 10:00 am
Free

Chabad North Peninsula presents Rabbi Levi Duchman (UAE) and Rabbi Levi Banon (Morocco) speaking live from their respective countries about Israel’s recent peace deal and Jewish life in Arab countries. Free, with registration.

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11:00 am

VIRTUAL “Freygish and Misheberakh for Beginners”

November 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:45 pm
Free

Musician Mike Perlmutter teaches a class about two common klezmer modes that serve as melodic building blocks for well-known Jewish songs, such as “Hava Nagila.” KlezCalifornia event for all levels of musicians and singers. Free, with registration.

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“The Abraham Accords”

November 8 @ 11:00 am
Free

Matan Zamir, Israel’s S.F.-based deputy consul general, explains the peace accords between Israel, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. Presented by Congregation Etz Chayim. Free, with registration.

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2:00 pm

VIRTUAL “Judaism, Disability and the Politics of Healing”

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Jewish Community Library presents scholar-activist-author Rabbi Julia Watts Belser connecting ancient Jewish sources and contemporary voices from the disability community. With live closed captioning. Free, with registration.

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5:00 pm

VIRTUAL “JCC Book Fest in Your Living Room”

November 8 @ 5:00 pm
$11 – $36

Former “Good Morning America” host Joan Lunden talks about her humorous book on aging, “Why Did I Come Into This Room?” with CNN’s Holly Firfer. Presented by JCC Literary Consortium and JCCs across the nation. $11, or $36, which includes book and shipping. Registration required.

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7:00 pm

VIRTUAL Ambassador Dennis Ross

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

A lecture by the diplomat who served as a Middle East expert/adviser for three presidents and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, facilitating several accords. His topic is current trends in the Middle East and Israel. Presented by Under One Tent. $10, with registration.

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