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200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

January 2017

Traces of Sepharad

January 13, 2017 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Opening of New York-based artist Marc Shanker’s exhibit of etchings based on medieval Judeo-Spanish proverbs. Reception with artist on Jan. 26. Free. 

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Doomed to Succeed

January 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Ambassador Dennis Ross discusses his new book on the history of the relationship between the U.S. and Israel. Signing follows. 7 p.m. $15-$20.

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Jewish wisdom from ancient Spain

January 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - March 11, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
Marc Shanker’s “De Tu Patada, Veremos Hayre” (“From your Foosteps, We Shall See Good Fortune”)

Mark Shanker’s “Traces of Sepharad” is a whimsical series of etchings of Judeo-Spanish proverbs that illuminate the world of medieval Sephardic wisdom and culture. At a Jan. 26 reception, the artist will discuss his Sephardic upbringing and discuss his work’s themes of exile, adaptation and identity.

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February 2017

In Search of Israeli Cuisine

February 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Documentary follows chef Michael Solomonov’s Holy Land exploration of how global traditions have impacted food in Israel. Part of “Best of the Fest” series from S.F. Jewish Film Festival. $12, 17 and under $10.

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False Flag

February 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

First two episodes of Israeli TV action-drama series about five Israelis who find themselves accused of a high-profile kidnapping. Part of “Best of the Fest” series from S.F. Jewish Film Festival. $10-$12.

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Shtisel: Season 2

February 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Two 47-minute episodes of the popular Israeli TV show centered on a haredi family in a secular, modern culture. Part of “Best of the Fest” series from S.F. Jewish Film Festival. $10-$12.

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Germans and Jews

February 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Documentary about German-Jewish relations from Holocaust to present. Part of “Best of the Fest” series from S.F. Jewish Film Festival. $12, 17 and under $10.

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Relational Judaism: An Interactive Workshop

February 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Lecture by Osher Marin JCC’s scholar-in-residence Ron Wolfson. Includes bagels and coffee. Free, but registration required.

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March 2017

Purim Palooza

March 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am
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Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Purim celebration for all ages with games, prizes, costumes, hamantaschen, and a bounce house. Preceded by a Purim costume party (“Family Connections.”) Free.

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(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies

March 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Documentary that explores human tendency to lie. Draws on research of Israeli behavioral scientist Dan Ariely. With “The Truth Box,” a booth for people to share lies they’ve told. $10-$12, free for under-17. 

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April 2017

Exile: Kisses On Both Cheeks

April 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
two women reading on stage

L.A.-based Jewish Women's Theatre presents an original play about the legacy of the Jews' expulsion from Spain. $18-$25.

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Taking It to the Streets: Celebrate Israel!

April 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Yom HaAtzmaut celebration with snacks, music and art workshops by L.A. street artist Hillel Smith. $10-$15.

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May 2017

The Dark and the Surreal

May 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Israeli filmmaker and short-story writer Etgar Keret discusses his work with Berkeley novelist Ayelet Waldman. $15-$25.

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She Is Wisdom

May 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Local author Miki Raver discusses her book on the “divine feminine” in the work of ancient Jewish scribe Ben Sira. Free.

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June 2017

This Is Bay Area Jewry: Photo Essays on the Changing Nature of Our Community

June 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Opening reception of exhibit, with photographers on hand, showing local Jewish life. On display until Aug. 31. Presented by Lehrhaus Judaica and Building Jewish Bridges. Free.

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One Bay One Book

June 21, 2017 @ 7:15 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Discussions of this year’s book, “Moonglow” by Michael Chabon, led by clergy, educators and others. Free.

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Sneak preview of 2017 S.F. Jewish Film Festival

June 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Jewish Film Institute shows highlights from upcoming films. Free.

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July 2017

Kamila Kuzniar

July 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Krakow native, psychotherapist and educator discusses modern-day Jewish life in Poland with Shana Penn of Taube Foundation for Jewish Life. Free with RSVP. 

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October 2017

Marin Alfresco

October 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
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Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Benefit gala in support of Marin JCC scholarships features gourmet food tastings, wine, cocktails and music by Pride & Joy. $100 and up.

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Jewish Students, Public Schools

October 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

San Rafael City Schools Superintendent Michael Watenpaugh, ADL director of education Jacqueline Regev and JCRC consultant Paula Simon discuss anti-Semitism, intolerance and bias in schools. Free with RSVP.

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Siona Benjamin: Blue Like Me

October 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Opening of exhibit by Indian Jewish painter includes presentation by the artist, 30-minute film screening and Indian dinner. $7-$10.

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November 2017

A Golden Age in the Golden State?

November 5, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Symposium featuring Muslim and Jewish speakers focuses on relationships between the two communities in the Bay Area and U.S. Free with RSVP.

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‘Heather, the Totality’

November 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Literary Cafe with Matthew Weiner, creator of the TV series “Mad Men,” discussing his new novel with radio host Michael Krasny. One book with each ticket. $45 for one person, $65 for two.

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Matthew Weiner

November 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Creator of “Mad Men” discusses his new novel “Heather, the Totality,” about an upper-crust Manhattan family targeted by a stalker. In conversation with radio host Michael Krasny. Ticket includes book. $45-$65

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A Jewish Democratic State

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Ulfat Haider and Asaf Ron talk about their work experience at Haifa-based Arab Jewish cultural center Beit HaGefen and the integration of Arabs into Israeli society. Free.

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December 2017

Kitka

December 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Women’s vocal group performs Eastern European music, including Yiddish, Sephardic, and Hebrew Hanukkah songs. $10-$35

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Festival of Lights

December 10, 2017 @ 11:30 am
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Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Hanukkah family party with glow-in-the-dark dancing, family zumba, face-painting, bounce house and more. Free.

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Hanukkah storytime

December 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Altie Wolvovsky of Chabad Santa Rosa leads storytelling for kids. Free.

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New Year’s Eve stand-up comedy show

December 31, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Two hours of comedy followed by champagne reception and midnight toast. Pre-show cocktail party at 7:30 p.m.; theater opens at 8; show at 9. $32.50 and up.

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January 2018

Best of the S.F. Jewish Film Festival: “1945”

January 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Four films from last year’s festival shown on consecutive Thursdays through Feb. 8.

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Daniel Gordis

January 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Israel analyst-author gives a talk titled “Israel’s Dilemma: The ‘Occupation,’ the Jewish Soul and Security.” Includes a book signing for Gordis’ 2016 book on Israel’s history. $15-$20.

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Best of the S.F. Jewish Film Festival: “Personal Affairs”

January 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Four films from last year’s festival shown on consecutive Thursdays through Feb. 8.

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February 2018

Best of the S.F. Jewish Film Festival: “Levinsky Park”

February 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Four films from last year’s festival shown on consecutive Thursdays through Feb. 8.

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Best of the S.F. Jewish Film Festival: “Little Stones”

February 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Four films from last year’s festival shown on consecutive Thursdays through Feb. 8.

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Labscapes: Views Through the Microscope

February 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Reception for exhibit of photos taken through microscopes by researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Through March 23. Free.

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Purim-Palooza

February 25, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Family carnival with live music, bounce house, carnival games and hamantaschen. Preceded at 9:30 a.m. by family connections workshop. Free.

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March 2018

Beyond Bubbie

March 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

JIMENA president Gina Waldman and guest chef Joseph Shamash will prepare Sephardic dishes from their countries of origin (Libya and Iraq, respectively). Co-sponsored by Reboot. At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 7 p.m. $12-$15 single ticket; $25 bundle includes ticket to “Crossing Our Red Sea” play on Sunday, March 25.

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Crossing Our Red Sea

March 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Salon-style theater production by Santa Monica-based Jewish Women’s Theatre. Contemporary stories, poems, plays and songs based on the Haggadah. $18-$25 single ticket; $25 bundle includes ticket to “Beyond Bubbie” event on Wednesday, March 21.

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April 2018

City of Numinous Light

April 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Opening reception for new exhibit of San Francisco cityscapes by artist Rabbi Lawrence Kushner. Free.

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May 2018

Telling Our Israel Stories

May 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Yom HaAtzmaut celebration includes Shabbat services, community dinner and stories about Israel. Free.

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September 2018

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in the Lobby

September 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Rosh Hashanah pop-up. Honey samples, shofar-blowing contest, Judaica sale, and more. Free.

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Learning Unlimited: The Trials of Lenny Bruce

September 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Retired lawyer Oak Dowling discusses ‘60s Jewish comedian Lenny Bruce and the obscenity trials that dogged his career. $8-$12.

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October 2018

Sh’ma: Stories in Silk

October 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Opening reception of Catherine Stern’s exhibit of Torah-inspired, hand-dyed silk artworks. With Q&A and light refreshments. Exhibit through Jan. 1.

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Osher Marin JCC Anniversary Celebration

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Marking 70 years. Honoring Jewish community stalwarts Barbro Osher and Rabbi Brian Lurie. All proceeds benefit the JCC’s Fund for the Future. $180 and up.

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Black Power, Jewish Politics

October 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

S.F. State professor Marc Dollinger presents his book on the relationship between Jews and black activists in the ’60s. In conversation with Ilana Kaufman of the Jews of Color Field Building Initiative. Free; RSVP required.

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November 2018

Gaucher disease

November 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Biologist Gary Frohlich discusses Ashkenazi genetics and diseases; includes dinner. Free, advance RSVP required.

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December 2018

Festival of Lights

December 2, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Hanukkah dance party for all ages. Free.

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January 2019

Israeli folk dancing

January 3, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

One session or 6-week series. $8-$10 or $30-$40 for all six.

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Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes

January 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

2018 documentary explores the Jewish origins of legendary jazz label Blue Note. Best of S.F. Jewish Film Festival series. $10-$15, $27 for all 3 films.

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Lecture on “Chinese Schindler”

January 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Journalist Manli Ho speaks about her late father, Feng Ho Shan, a Chinese diplomat and longtime S.F. resident who issued visas for thousands of Jews in Austria during the Holocaust. Free, RSVP required.

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The Sign for Love

January 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

2017 Israeli documentary made by a gay, deaf man who starts a family with a deaf woman. In Hebrew with English subtitles. Best of S.F. Jewish Film Festival series. $10-$15.

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Shifting the Transgender Narrative

January 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Panel discussion on how local Jewish communities can create inclusive spaces for trans and gender non-conforming youth. Free; RSVP required.

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February 2019

Family Secrets

February 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

L.A.-based New Jewish Women’s Theatre production explores stories of youthful indiscretions and naughty activities. $18-$25.

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Satan & Adam

February 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Documentary on the 1986 partnership in New York City between a young, white, Jewish harmonica player and a black street musician. Q&A with director. Finale of Best of S.F. Jewish Film Festival series.

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March 2019

Light in the Darkness

March 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Half-hour documentary on responses to anti-immigrant violence in New York, includes remarks by Brandeis Marin’s Peg Sandel and San Rafael Police Chief Diana Bishop. Free; RSVP required.

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Generational change in Jewish identity

March 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Joanne Greene discusses preserving Jewish identity in mixed-faith or “no-faith” families. $8-$10.

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Joshua Nelson & the Kosher Gospel Singers

March 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Band combining gospel music with Jewish lyrics performs. Beer, wine and concessions available. $10-$40.

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Purim Palooza

March 17, 2019 @ 11:30 am
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

Family carnival with live music, bounce house, carnival games and hamantaschen. Free.

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Purim Palooza

March 17, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Live music, food and games. Preceded at 9:30 a.m. by “Family Connections” gathering for toddlers to age 3. Free.

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New Century Chamber Orchestra

March 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Program of classical music made under repressive regimes, centered around a concerto by Jewish composer Edwin Schulhoff, whose music was banned by the Nazis. $29-$61.

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Octopretzel

March 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Kids’ rock band performs, preceded by hands-on crafts. $10.

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April 2019

Ruth Reichl

April 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Trailblazing food journalist talks about her career and her new book, “Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir.” $40 for one person, $55 for two, including book.

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Porter Creek: A Portrait of Home

April 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Opening reception for photo exhibit chronicling destruction, loss and renewal at Camp Newman, ravaged by fire in 2017. Free; RSVP required.

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Erica Jong

April 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Author known for the controversial 1973 book “Fear of Flying” discusses her new poetry book, “The World Began With Yes.” $8-$12.

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May 2019

Avraham Burg

May 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Veteran Israeli politician and former interim president of Israel discusses his 2018 book “In Days to Come: A New Hope for Israel.” $15-$25.

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June 2019

Literary Café

June 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Deaf, Odessa-born Jewish poet Ilya Kaminsky reads from his works, including the award-winning “Dancing in Odessa.” With local poet-essayist Heather Altfelt. Free; RSVP required.

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The Spaces Between

June 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Public invited as Israeli artists Maya Gelfman and Roie Avidan create a site-specific mural. Photo exhibit of their journey through 42 states on display through Aug. 25. Free.

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Sneak Preview: S.F. Jewish Film Festival

June 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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A look at some of the films in the upcoming festival, set to run July 18 to Aug. 4. Free; RSVP required.

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July 2019

Afro-Cuban beats

July 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$26 – $32

Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca play music inspired by their Afro-Latin roots as part of the Marin Summer Nights Music Series. Ages 17 and under free.

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Israeli folk dancing

July 25, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$8 – $10

Learn Israeli dances with longtime teacher Carol Friedman.

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Qi Gong sleep workshop

July 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$49 – $59

Instructor Eli Cohen shares Chinese medicine practices for better sleep.

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Americana rock ‘n’ roll

July 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$26 – $32

Artists Danny Click and the Hell Yeahs! perform as part of Marin Summer Nights Music Series. Ages 17 and under free.

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August 2019

Latin Big Band Music

August 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$26 – $32

The Pacific Mambo Orchestra fuses salsa, mambo, Latin jazz and Cha Cha Cha. Part of the Marin Summer Nights Series.

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“Uganda: Gorillas, Chimps and Jews”

August 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Free

A talk and video presentation by the JCC’s Joanna Greene and her videographer husband, Fred, who visited Uganda’s Abayudaya (People of Judah) Jewish community earlier this year.

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“Daring Discussions”

August 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$8 – $10

Join others in a calm and respectful discussion. This week: Understanding the beliefs and politics of others, with an emphasis on listening. Space limited; registration required.

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J. Street Israel discussion

August 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Free

Tomer Persico, Koret visiting assistant professor at UC Berkeley, leads a talk on Israeli society, the two-state solution and the upcoming election.

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September 2019

“Mindful Meditation”

September 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Free

Four-week course, steeped in Jewish wisdom, to help get ready for the High Holidays. Also Sept. 15, 23 and Oct. 7. RSVP required.

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“The Shabbat Project”

September 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Free

Opening reception for Laurie Wohl’s textile art that visually interprets the wonder and sanctity of Shabbat. Through Jan. 3, 2019.

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Chanticleer

September 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$20 – $62

Award winning ensemble group performs “Trade Winds,” a mixture of compositional and poetic works from China.

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Rosh Hashanah pop-up

September 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Free

Tasting of apples and honey for the new year. Co-hosted by Marin Kesher Family Concierge.

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October 2019

“Learning Unlimited”

October 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$10 – $12

A talk about how Donald Trump was influenced by and connected to Roy Cohn, famous attorney and power broker. With video clips.

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John Lithgow

October 31, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$45 – $50

Actor-author discusses his book of political poetry, “Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse,” in conversation with KQED Radio’s Michael Krasny.

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November 2019

“Keeping the Faith”

November 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Free

Romantic comedy about three friends in New York City, with Ben Stiller portraying a rabbi.

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“The Ito Sisters”

November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$8 – $10

Documentary tells the story of the earliest Japanese immigrants to the U.S. Panel discussion with filmmaker Antonia Grace Glenn to focus on Japanese American internment camps.

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“The Restless Hungarian”

November 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$5 – $7

Tom Weidlinger discusses his new book about his father, Paul, one of last century’s most important structural engineers. With book signing.

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December 2019

“Jewish Grandparents Lab”

December 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Free

Workshop on the joy and challenges of grandchildren. Led by Dawn Kepler of Building Jewish Bridges.

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“Kitka: Wintersongs”

December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$15 – $42

Women’s vocal ensemble performs a trove of seasonal music from Eastern European ethnic/spiritual traditions, including medieval Sephardic Hanukkah songs. Wine, beer, other beverages and baked goods for sale.

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“Daring Discussions; December Dilemma”

December 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$8 – $10

A talk on how to appreciate the spirit of Christmas, dealing with holiday over-commercialization and not compromising one’s own beliefs.

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“Community Chanukah Celebration”

December 15, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Free

All-ages festival with dancing, dreidels, cookie decorating, storytelling, bouncy house, latkes, face painting and more. Toddlers’ party at preschool 9:30-11:30 a.m.

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January 2020

“Facing Immigrants, Facing Ourselves”

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Free

An exploration of California’s history of immigration and exclusion, the current reality for immigrants in the community, and ideas for tangible action to take on behalf of vulnerable immigrants in Marin. RSVP by Jan. 6.

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“Refugees in America”

January 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Rabbi Lee Bycel discusses refugees, their hardships and adjustments and his new book. With refugee Meron Semedar from Eritrea. RSVP required.

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“The Banana Slug String Band Duet”

January 26 @ 11:00 am
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$10 – $15

Hands-on art precedes a family-focused interactive concert with crazy characters and upbeat songs. Snacks and drinks for purchase.

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“Violins of Hope: Refuge in Music”

January 26 @ 3:30 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$30 – $67.50

Using restored Holocaust-era violins, Daniel Hope and New Century Chamber Orchestra members perform music by Jewish composers. With footage from Hope's film “Refuge in Music: Terezín/Theresienstadt.”

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“Standing Up, Falling Down”

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$10 – $15

2019 comedy about a stand-up (Ben Schwartz) moving back home to Long Island and his unlikely friendship with an eccentric dermatologist (Billy Crystal). Part of “Best of S.F. Jewish Film Festival 2019.”

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February 2020

“The Dream of a King”

February 9 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
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Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$10 – $15

Storyteller Diane Ferlatte and a banjo/guitar player honor Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy through stories and song.

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“Purim Palooza”

February 18 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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Free

Arts & crafts, carnival games, delicious food, and live music. Attendees encouraged to come in costume.

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Michael Krasny and Jackie Speier

February 18 @ 4:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States
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$25 – $42

KQED’s host of Forum’s “Life on Stage” show speaks with the California Congresswoman. RSVP recommended.

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