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.
Short talk looks into the facets of human experience woven into Cohen’s most iconic songs. In conjunction with Contemporary Jewish Museum’s “Experience Leonard Cohen” exhibition series.
Former U.C. Berkeley lecturer Yael Chaver talks about the trajectory of Yiddish from pre-state Israel to the State of Israel to today. Presented by KlezCalifornia, Chochmat HaLev and Jewish Community Library. Donations encouraged.
Song circle and conversation with Rabbi Dan Ain of Congregation Beth Sholom and OFJCC Jewish content director Tova Birnbaum. Co-presented by Bina: the Jewish Movement for Social Change.
First class of 22-part series on liturgical Hebrew. Learn tricks to read more fluently and understand the meanings of prayers. Taught by Janet Elis Milder of Congregation Beth Emek. Textbook fees not included in price. $220, members $135, discounts for couples.
Spoken-word performance in Hebrew by the Jewish Yeminite Israeli actor, director, comedian and poet.