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VIRTUAL Sonoma County Jewish Film Festival

October 5 @ 12:00 am - November 2 @ 12:00 am
$15 – $100

Opening day; all films and TV show episodes available for streaming through Nov. 2. Programs in seven languages, with English subtitles. Features one of actor Ed Asner’s final projects, “Tiger Within.” $15 per film, $80 individual pass, $100 household pass. 

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12:30 pm

VIRTUAL “The New Governing Coalition and Shifts in Israeli Society”

October 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Panel discussion on Israel’s current government and the challenges and opportunities the new arrangement has created. Presented by Helen Diller Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies at Berkeley Law.

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2:00 pm

VIRTUAL “The Golem Lives! In Prague, in Legend and in Comics”

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Research professor Elizabeth Baer speaks about the history of the golem and contemporary appropriations of the legend. Includes illustrations from novels/comics, plus photos addressing the golem’s origin story. Presented by Jewish Community Library.

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7:00 pm

“Meet Us Quickly With Your Mercy”

October 14 @ 7:00 pm
CounterPulse, 80 Turk St.
San Francisco, CA
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Flyaway Productions dance performance that asks how Black and Jewish voices, including people who self-identify as both, can amplify the call for racial justice via an end to mass incarceration. Music composed by Jewlia Eisenberg. Through Oct. 17. Social distancing and masks required.

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“Why Do Jewish?”

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA United States
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Oshman Family JCC President and CEO Zack Bodner leads a launch event for his new book, subtitled “A Manifesto for 21st Century Jewish Peoplehood,” on making Jewish identity a meaningful and relevant part of everyday life. Drinks, snacks provided. Ticket includes book. 

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VIRTUAL “The Auschwitz Report”

October 14 @ 7:00 pm

East Bay International Jewish Film Festival kicks off an Oct. 14-17 online screening of this 2021 drama with a background talk by historian Fred Rosenbaum. Film is based on a true story of two Slovak Jews escaping Auschwitz in 1944 and letting the world know what was happening there. In German/Slovak with English subtitles. 7 […]

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