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.
Congregation Beth Shalom near Sacramento presents Jewish deli and baked goods for 44th year. Must order by 6 p.m. Oct. 14, drive-through pickup Oct. 24. Extensive menu includes deli meats, lox, matzah ball soup, chopped liver, rugelach, bialys and much more. Schedule a pick-up time when ordering.
Candace Goodwin, JCC East Bay’s family engagement manager, leads children’s songs, interactive storytelling, dancing, art making and more. For families with kids 2-7. Bring a blanket. Free, suggested donation.
Practitioner-educator Einat Ramon explores modern Israeli approaches and the influence of diverse Jewish and Israeli texts and thinkers on these methods and traditions. Presented by Jewish Community Library.
Workshop for musicians, singers and listeners on Moisei Beregovski, one of the foremost documenters of Ashkenazi Jewish folk music. Presented by KlezCalifornia and Chochmat HaLev. Free, donation suggested, registration required.
San Jose International Short Film Festival program of six films includes a 25-minute film from 2020 directed by Israeli-born Meital Cohen Navarro about a Persian Jewish woman whose engagement to a Muslim man causes family turbulence. In English and Farsi with English subtitles.
In a hybrid lecture and demonstration, ethnomusicologist and Jewish studies professor Samuel Torjman Thomas explores different areas of Moroccan and Algerian Jewish musical life. Presented by Jewish Community Library.
New Israel Fund’s national gala, celebrating its achievements and work toward building a more just and inclusive Israeli society. Features Israeli political leaders, NIF grantees and award-winning musicians. Proceeds support NIF. Regular admission $300, Community Member admission $180, Young Professional admission $100, New Generation Activist admission $36.
There will be five new inductees along with many celebrity presenters, plus cocktails, a banquet dinner, silent auction, raffle and scholarship award presentations. $250; $150 for 35 and under.
A play in Russian about an intellectual man yearning for the Soviet Union who meets a woman who grew up in America after her parents left the USSR. Presented by Teatra Fisha.
SFSU Jewish studies professor Rachel Gross examines how the Jewish delicatessen offers an alternative, under-appreciated way of practicing U.S. Judaism. Under One Tent event.
Outdoor event with songs about the seasons led by Shai Rahman on guitar. Meet on the grass. Registration required.