Veretski Pass member Josh Horowitz leads a workshop on the formulas that make up the fun and easy music style of doina. For intermediate/advanced musicians. KlezCalifornia event. $25 suggested donation, with registration.
Professor Mika Ahuvia, author of the forthcoming “Angels in Ancient Jewish Culture,” explores connections between gender, witchcraft and magic in ancient Judaism, and recent novels involving those topics. Presented by Jewish Community Library. Free, with registration.
Jewish Folk Chorus of S.F. and KlezCalifornia present a sing-along of Yiddish songs, featuring Cantor Sharon Bernstein, Yiddish recording artist Cindy Paley, researcher-performer Jane Peppler and Klezmatics lead singer Lorin Sklamberg. Free, with registration.
Former New York Times op-ed staff editor talks about “cancel culture” through a Jewish lens. In conversation with Rabbi Jason Nevarez of San Diego. Presented by Contra Costa JCC. Free, with registration.
Chabad of the Tri-Valley presents a fundraiser in an outdoor tent, with food, wine, games and keynote speaker Judith Leventhal, author of the “Small Miracles” series of inspirational books. At Chabad Center for Jewish Life, 3370 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton. $54 and up, with registration.