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.
Aquarian Minyan presents a class taught by Rabbi David Seidenberg exploring aspects of shmita via Torah, halachah, Hasidic texts and discussions. Also Sept. 30, Oct. 7.
Global Connections series presents panelists Shuly Rubin Schwartz (Jewish Theological Seminary chancellor), Rabbi Elka Abrahamson (Wexner Foundation president) and Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis University). Hosted by former NPR host Robert Siegel. Presented by American Friends of Rabin Medical Center.
Jenessa Schwartz talks frankly about her experiences living through stage 4 colon cancer with surgeon Aaron Parish. Includes info on colorectal health and early cancer detection. Masks, social distancing required. Presented by Jewish Silicon Valley.
Bless the harvest, pray for rain and learn about the practice of ushpizin, welcoming guests. Bring garden fruits, vegetables, nuts to share and a rain stick. Registration required.