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10:00 am

VIRTUAL “Sunday Stories: Bob Dylan and Allen Ginsberg”

January 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Contemporary Jewish Museum presents a talk on how the poetry of the Beat generation directly influenced the folk movement of the 1960s. Free, with registration.

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VIRTUAL “Voices of Israel: Non-Orthodox Challenges”

January 10 @ 10:00 am
Free

Congregation Beth Ami’s monthly series presents Rabbi Andrew Sacks, director of Rabbinical Assembly in Israel, speaking about challenges that Reform and Conservative movements face in Israel. Limited attendance. Free, with registration.

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12:30 pm

VIRTUAL “Drop-In Book Discussion”

January 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Jewish Community Library presents a hosted discussion of James McBride’s “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother,” a Jewish immigrant from Poland. Led by writer-podcaster Lashon Daley. Free, with registration.

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4:00 pm

VIRTUAL “The Legacy of the ‘Green Book’”

January 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

East Bay Jewish Film Festival, Under One Tent and three Contra Costa synagogues present historian Candacy Taylor talking about “The Negro Motorist Green-Book,” a travel guide for Black motorists during the Jim Crow era. Free, with registration.

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VIRTUAL “Becoming Sholem Asch”

January 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Yiddish Book Center bibliographer David Mazower talks about his great-grandfather, a provocative writer from Poland who became a U.S. citizen in 1920. In conjunction with Yiddish Theater Ensemble’s upcoming online production of Asch’s “God of Vengeance.” Free, with registration.

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