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.
An exploration of the linguistic background of the music and chant of magical and liturgical texts in medieval Jewish history, including the Kol Nidre prayer. Presented by Rabbi Jonathan Seidel and Aquarian Minyan.
Learn interesting facts and trivia and explore the cultural significance of “Fiddler on the Roof.” With video clips. Presented by Oshman Family JCC.
Explore the Jewish meaning of flowers as they relate to the new year and learn floral arranging with Women of Temple Sinai member Ricki Oleon. Supplies provided. Vaccinations required, bring masks. Address in Orinda provided with registration.
Rebecca Donner in conversation about her new book, which details the story of her great-great-aunt Mildred Harnack, an American grad student who was a German resistance leader during WWII. Presented by BookPassage.
Screening of a short documentary, created by Inside Out Wisdom and Action, about the 40 days of mourning Black lives leading up to 2020 Tisha B’Av in Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn. Followed by discussion. Presented by Kehilla Community Synagogue.