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11:00 am

VIRTUAL “From Behind the Camera: Polish Jewish Narratives”

November 18 @ 11:00 am

Taube Jewish Heritage Tours presents a TJH Talk by Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland (“Europa Europa”) and U.S. documentarian Roberta Grossman (“Hava Nagila”). In cooperation with Warsaw Jewish Film Festival. Will be recorded for later viewing. Free, with registration.

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12:00 pm

VIRTUAL Natan Sharansky

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

The Israeli politician and human rights activist talks about his new book “Never Alone: Prison, Politics and My People” with Anita Friedman, executive director of Jewish Family & Children’s Services. Free, with registration.

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12:30 pm

VIRTUAL “Diaspora-Israel Relations and the U.S. Presidential Elections”

November 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

David Horovitz, Times of Israel founding editor, talks with J. editor-in-chief Sue Fishkoff about ramifications of the U.S. election, the media and other topics. Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies event. Free, with registration.

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4:30 pm

VIRTUAL Rachel Bloom

November 18 @ 4:30 pm
$12 – $33

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” star appears twice talking about “I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are,” her new book of essays, poems and amusement park maps. Presented by the D.C. synagogue Sixth & I with support from JCCSF. $12, or $33 including book. Registration required. Bloom also will take part in “JCC Bookfest in Your […]

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5:00 pm

VIRTUAL “JCC Book Fest in Your Living Room”

November 18 @ 5:00 pm
$11 – $50

Michael Ian Black talks about his memoir “A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son,” and Cleo Stiller talks about her book “Modern Manhood: Conversations About the Complicated World of Being a Good Man Today.” Presented by JCC Literary Consortium and JCCs across the nation.  $11, or $32/$50 including one or both books. […]

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6:30 pm

VIRTUAL Indian Jewish community

November 18 @ 6:30 pm

Nathan Katz, founding editor of the Journal of Indo-Judaic Studies, talks about the Jews of India. Presented by B’nai Israel Jewish Center of Petaluma. Free, with registration.

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7:00 pm

VIRTUAL “Creating Moscow’s New Jewish Museum”

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An insider’s view of the interactive, innovative museum that opened in 2012 with Putin’s support. The talk is by Natan Meir, a Jewish studies professor who was on an advisory council that helped design the museum’s exhibits. Presented by Jewish LearningWorks. Free, with registration.

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