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.
First in a series of creative writing workshops led by local poets. Includes ideas to spark your writing and analyses of Leonard Cohen’s poetry. Presented by Contemporary Jewish Museum. Also Oct. 22, Nov. 19, Dec. 17. $20; $5 for members.
Celebrate the holiday’s first night with a 30-minute service followed by dinner in the sukkah with a boxed entree. Presented by East Bay–based Young Jewish Professionals.