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12:00 pm

VIRTUAL “The Dressmakers of Auschwitz”

November 7 @ 12:00 pm
Free – $24

Historian Lucy Adlington talks about her book on the Auschwitz-Birkenau inmates who were selected to design, cut and sew high-fashion garmets for elite Nazi women. With Adina Jocelyn Langer, curator of Museum of History and Holocaust Education in Georgia. Presented by Osher Marin JCC and JCC’s Bookfest in Your Living Room. Free, $24 includes book, […]

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2:00 pm

VIRTUAL “The Lost Soviet Yiddish Songs of the Holocaust”

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

U. of Toronto Yiddish studies professor Anna Shternshis presents a collection of songs composed in response to WWII and Germany’s occupation of Ukraine, including some of the first USSR accounts of the Holocaust. Presented by Jewish Community Library, KlezCalifornia, Jewish Folk Chorus of S.F.  and Workers Circle–Arbeter Ring.

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3:00 pm

“Kristallnacht Remembrance”

November 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Congregation Ner Shalom, 85 La Plaza,
Cotati, CA United States
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Outdoor event recalling the violent intolerance of the past and addressing the growing intolerance of today. Masks required. Sponsored by Story Project.

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VIRTUAL “Jewish Birth Prep Workshop”

November 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Class for expectant parents to learn about rituals during pregnancy, labor and delivery, choosing a Hebrew/Jewish name, circumcision, naming ceremonies and more. Facilitated by Jewish Baby Network. Co-sponsored by Peninsula JCC and five area synagogues.

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4:00 pm

“LABA Live”

November 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St.,
Berkeley, CA United States
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LABA East Bay fellows present seven projects relating to art, teachings and live music inspired by ancient Jewish texts, one of which is by cellist Rebecca Roudman and guitarist Jason Eckl. Masks and proof of vaccination required. Some events in courtyard. Free, $18 donations requested. 

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5:00 pm

VIRTUAL “Q&A with Dayenu: A Jewish Call to Climate Action”

November 7 @ 5:00 pm

Dahlia Rockowitz, the agency’s Washington, D.C,. director, discusses what's happening with federal climate legislation and what can be done to help. Presented by Dayenu Circle of Jewish Silicon Valley. Free, registration required. 

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7:00 pm

VIRTUAL “Singing Sephardic: A Concert of Ladino Music”

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Israeli transplant and jazz-rock vocalist Noa Levy joins Bay Area musicians Asaf Ophir and Achi Ben-Shalom to perform traditional Sephardic music and provide historical perspectives and stories. Under One Tent event.

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