Design and create your own mezuzah by using glass fusion technique, and learn about the mystical powers it holds. Outdoor event; RSVP by Aug. 22 for location and time. Presented by Chabad of Contra Costa Women’s Circle.
Jewish Family and Children’s Services’ will be accepting shelf-stable items for distribution at JFCS food bank locations across the Bay Area. Drop donations at collection sites in S.F., the Peninsula or Marin. Through Sept. 27.
Cooking demonstration with chef Michael Solomonov and cookbook author Adeena Sussman. Menu includes chicken with date syrup, Moroccan carrots, a halvah beverage and more. Organized by S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation. Recipes, ingredient list will be sent before event.
Rabbi Zac Kamenetz, founder of Shefa: Jewish Psychedelic Support, presents a history of psychedelic use in sacred settings, models of expanded consciousness from Hasidic and Kabbalistic lineages and an exploration of psychedelic use in Jewish contexts. Hosted by Aquarian Minyan. 7 p.m.
Rabbi Bridget Wynne and a musician lead songs and a discussion about the meanings of melodic High Holiday prayers. No experience necessary. Presented by the open, inclusive, interfaith family–friendly group Jewish Gateways.