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Preschool Science Event at OHDS 2:30 pm
Preschool Science Event at OHDS @ Oakland Hebrew Day School
Nov 1 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Preschool Science Event at OHDS @ Oakland Hebrew Day School | Oakland | California | United States
Bring your preschooler for some fun maker science at OHDS. Lots of engineering activities to enjoy specifically designed for the creative minds of 3-5 year olds. Come and meet our teachers while your little one
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Teen Art Open Studio 4:00 pm
Teen Art Open Studio @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teen Art Open Studio @ Contemporary Jewish Museum |  |  |
Teens only! Meet people. Make art. Explore ideas. Come to a free drop-in art-making open studio just for teens. Bring your own work or create something new. Art supplies, snacks, and drinks provided. No previous
Soundwave Presents New Works in the Yud Gallery 6:30 pm
Soundwave Presents New Works in the Yud Gallery @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Soundwave Presents New Works in the Yud Gallery @ Contemporary Jewish Museum  |  |  |
Cullen Miller and Gabriel Dunne premiere a new location-based audiovisual performance in response to the The Museum’s soaring Yud Gallery. Networked Utopias features collaborative audiovisual performances investigating our evolving online and interconnected lives and illuminating
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IAC National Conference
IAC National Conference @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Nov 3 – Nov 6 all-day
Nov 3-6, 2017 in Washington DC Registration: www.iackenes.org #IACinDC Join thousands of community members at the IAC National Conference in Washington DC to experience influential thought leaders, industry experts, senior political figures, diplomatic figures, community
Perachim (Flowers) Toddler Program 9:30 am
Perachim (Flowers) Toddler Program @ JCC of the East Bay
Nov 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Perachim (Flowers) For children 12–30 months With Monika Clark This play-based group offers toddlers a chance to explore, expanding their large motor skills through physical activities and using fine motor skills for art and projects
Victoria Hanna on the Magic of the Hebrew Alphabet Through Song 12:30 pm
Victoria Hanna on the Magic of the Hebrew Alphabet Through Song @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Victoria Hanna on the Magic of the Hebrew Alphabet Through Song @ Contemporary Jewish Museum  |  |  |
Israeli singer Victoria Hanna synthesizes her performance Magic Spells with The Museum’s exhibition Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid, musically exploring the comparisons between Words as Life and the many legends of the Golem. Jerusalem
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2nd Annual Fabulous Fall Fundraiser 3:00 pm
2nd Annual Fabulous Fall Fundraiser @ Congregation B'nai Shalom
Nov 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We are delighted to announce our Second Annual Fabulous Fall Fundraiser honoring our Rabbi Emeritus Gordon Freeman. Please contact our office at 925-934-9446 or office@bshalom.org for more information.
The Y-Studs – Musicians-In Residence 8:00 pm
The Y-Studs – Musicians-In Residence @ Beth Jacob Congregation
Nov 4 @ 8:00 pm
The Y-Studs or th e”Yeshiva Students,”, founded in 2010, is the elite all-male Jewish a cappella group from Yeshiva University in New York. Known for their bright harmonies, youthful energy and ability to connect with
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KlezCalifornia Cabaret by the Bay
KlezCalifornia Cabaret by the Bay @ Jewish Community Center of the East Bay
Nov 5 all-day
CABARET BY THE BAY, PRESENTED BY KLEZCALIFORNIA AND JCC EAST BAY, WITH NEW YIDDISH THEATER Comedy, Yiddish song, storytelling, music, and more! Featuring some of the Bay Area’s greatest entertainers: • MC radio personality Andy
KlezCalifornia Cabaret by the Bay
KlezCalifornia Cabaret by the Bay @ JCC East Bay
Nov 5 all-day
CABARET BY THE BAY, PRESENTED BY KLEZCALIFORNIA AND JCC EAST BAY, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 4-6pm at the JCC East Bay, Berkeley Comedy, Yiddish song, storytelling, music, and more! Featuring some of the Bay Area’s greatest
Drop-In Art-Making: Enchanted Worlds 11:00 am
Drop-In Art-Making: Enchanted Worlds @ Contemporary Jewish Musem
Nov 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drop-In Art-Making: Enchanted Worlds @ Contemporary Jewish Musem |  |  |
Every first and second Sunday and select school holidays from 11am–3pm, families can experience a new adventure in art-making free with admission to The Contemporary Jewish Museum. As always, the hands-on fun inspires children to
Think Tehiyah 11:00 am
Think Tehiyah @ Tehiyah Day School
Nov 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Think Tehiyah @ Tehiyah Day School
THINK TEHIYAH – A hands-on adventure for the entire family! Love to….  tinker, pickle, sew, robot, build, bake or plain old just have fun???? Come to Think Tehiyah –  Tehiyah Day School’s annual fall event
Verbal Description Tour with ASL Interpretation 11:00 am
Verbal Description Tour with ASL Interpretation @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
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Join us for a guided tour of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid conducted in American Sign-Language (ASL) for visitors who are Deaf, with descriptive verbal imaging descriptions designed for visitors who are blind or
Fall Fest: An Exclusive Event for Every Jewish Teen, Anywhere and Everywhere 2:00 pm
Fall Fest: An Exclusive Event for Every Jewish Teen, Anywhere and Everywhere @ Peninsula Jewish Community Center
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join BBYO in the Bay Area for exclusive access to a festival of food trucks, music, immersive art experiences, and fun surprises! There’ll be something for everyone! • Delicious grilled cheese from the American Grilled
OHDS Let’s Celebrate Event 2:30 pm
OHDS Let’s Celebrate Event
Nov 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
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Little Gefiltes Music and Storytime 4:00 pm
Little Gefiltes Music and Storytime @ Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch, Public Library
Nov 6 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Little Gefiltes Music and Storytime @ Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch, Public Library | Berkeley | California | United States
Come sing, move, learn and engage with Jewish stories, music, and fun. A 45 minute class that incorporates PJ Library stories, lively and easy to learn songs, and learning with musician and educator, Kiki Lipsett.
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Nitzanim (Buds): Parents with Newborns 10:30 am
Nitzanim (Buds): Parents with Newborns @ JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Nitzanim (Buds) For babies newborn to 12 months With Stacia Biltekoff Are you a parent with a new baby? Join us to meet other parents and share connection, community, and support. Each week will feature
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Interfaith Couples Meet-up: Dinner in Oakland 6:30 pm
Interfaith Couples Meet-up: Dinner in Oakland @ Private Home in 94601
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm
Are you part of an interfaith or intercultural couple? You’re invited to an informal dinner in Oakland at the home of Isaac Zones and Vivian Santana Pacheco where you’ll get to know other couples, share
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Artist Julia Goodman on her Installation Inspired by The Bird of Happiness 12:30 pm
Artist Julia Goodman on her Installation Inspired by The Bird of Happiness @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Artist Julia Goodman on her Installation Inspired by The Bird of Happiness @ Contemporary Jewish Museum  |  |  |
Goodman’s hanging paper installation is inspired by the final scene in the tale The Bird of Happiness. This scene reveals the young king’s daily ritual of spending an hour inside of a shack, dressed in
B’nai Shalom Family Shabbat (Services and Dinner) 6:00 pm
B’nai Shalom Family Shabbat (Services and Dinner) @ Congregation B'nai Shalom
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm
B'nai Shalom Family Shabbat (Services and Dinner) @ Congregation B'nai Shalom | Walnut Creek | California | United States
Family Shabbat services is on the second Friday of every month (except in October where it’s the first Friday) at 6:00 p.m. We begin with a special Shabbat worship experience which is musical, energetic, and
Clay-to-Ceramic Menorah Workshop 6:00 pm
Clay-to-Ceramic Menorah Workshop @ Color Me Mine of Alameda
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm
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Clay Menorah Workshop Friday, Nov 10th – 6 pm $36/Menorah Adults or Adult/Child Team From a lump of clay, you will be instructed, step-by-step, how to create your own Hanukkah Menorah and be able to
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Jewish Gateways ‘Shabbat in a Bag’ with Isaac Zones 10:30 am
Jewish Gateways ‘Shabbat in a Bag’ with Isaac Zones @ Jewish Community Center East Bay
Nov 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Have you been wanting to celebrate Friday evening Shabbat with your family? Or have you done it many times? Either way, here is a chance to make this beautiful tradition your own. Each family will
Jewish Gateways “Shabbat in a Bag” 10:30 am
Jewish Gateways “Shabbat in a Bag” @ Jewish Community Center East Bay
Nov 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jewish Gateways "Shabbat in a Bag" @ Jewish Community Center East Bay
“Shabbat in a Bag” Celebration with Isaac Zones Have you been wanting to celebrate Friday evening Shabbat with your family? Or have you done it many times? Either way, here is a chance to make this
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FunDay Sunday at CCJDS: Storytime & Art! 9:30 am
FunDay Sunday at CCJDS: Storytime & Art! @ Contra Costa Jewish Day School
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
FunDay Sunday at CCJDS: Storytime & Art! @ Contra Costa Jewish Day School
A fun, free morning of storytime & art! All families welcome! You and your child(ren) will enjoy stories and art masterpieces to take home! We hope to see you there!
Sunday Kindergym with Dawn for Under 3s 10:00 am
Sunday Kindergym with Dawn for Under 3s @ Temple Beth Abraham
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Sunday Kindergym with Dawn for Under 3s @ Temple Beth Abraham
$15 per family/cash only please Open to ALL families with Under 3s! Come join us in our 35th year for slides, climbers, ball pit, rocking horses, trampoline, stories, singing, parachute, bubbles, snack and so much
Patrilineal Jews: Navigating the Jewish World 10:30 am
Patrilineal Jews: Navigating the Jewish World @ Cafe Dejena
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am
Are you the child of a Jewish father and non-Jewish mother? At some point in life patrilineal Jews are often told, “You know you’re not really Jewish, right?” Let’s talk about how to be a
Drop-In Art Making: Enchanted Worlds 11:00 am
Drop-In Art Making: Enchanted Worlds @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Every first and second Sunday and select school holidays from 11am–3pm, families can experience a new adventure in art-making free with admission to The Contemporary Jewish Museum. As always, the hands-on fun inspires children to
Vendadora Ambulante with Sheila Klein 11:00 am
Vendadora Ambulante with Sheila Klein @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Artist Sheila Klein performs vendadora ambulante or mobile peddler. Klein engages people in conversation about cloth, uses of cloth, how it is made, and the idea of transformation of cloth into clothing. She might ask,
Family Performance: Folktales from Around the World 11:30 am
Family Performance: Folktales from Around the World @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
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Join us for a magical storytelling experience with Muriel Johnson, telling folktales relate to themes from the current exhibition Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid. Muriel Johnson has performed at pre-K and elementary schools, churches,
Storytelling Workshop: Discover Your Personal Folktale 2:00 pm
Storytelling Workshop: Discover Your Personal Folktale @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Storytelling Workshop: Discover Your Personal Folktale @ Contemporary Jewish Museum |  |  |
The Moth meets The Museum! Discover and craft your personal story in this lively workshop designed to help you create a microphone-worthy personal tale. Led by Corey Rosen—actor, writer, and host of the Moth StorySlam.
Kristallnacht Community-wide Lecture 3:00 pm
Kristallnacht Community-wide Lecture
Nov 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Amos Guiora’s father was on a death march through Yugoslavia when liberated by partisans in November 1944. His mother was in a courtyard in Budapest waiting to be executed by a ring squad, when resistance fighters
Diverse Families Kindergym with Dawn for Under 3s 3:30 pm
Diverse Families Kindergym with Dawn for Under 3s @ Temple Beth Abraham
Nov 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Diverse Families Kindergym with Dawn for Under 3s @ Temple Beth Abraham
  Come join us in our 35th year for slides, climbers, ball pit, rocking horses, trampoline, stories, singing, parachute, bubbles and so much more!! Build your community with other Foster/Adopt, LBGTQ, Solo Carers, Differently-abled, Refugees,
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Little Gefiltes Music and Storytime 4:00 pm
Little Gefiltes Music and Storytime @ Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch, Public Library
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Little Gefiltes Music and Storytime @ Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch, Public Library | Berkeley | California | United States
Come sing, move, learn and engage with Jewish stories, music, and fun. A 45 minute class that incorporates PJ Library stories, lively and easy to learn songs, and learning with musician and educator, Kiki Lipsett.
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Nitzanim (Buds): Parents with Newborns 10:30 am
Nitzanim (Buds): Parents with Newborns @ JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch
Nov 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Nitzanim (Buds) For babies newborn to 12 months With Stacia Biltekoff Are you a parent with a new baby? Join us to meet other parents and share connection, community, and support. Each week will feature
Creative Aging: Dance for Life 11:30 am
Creative Aging: Dance for Life @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Creative Aging: Dance for Life @ Contemporary Jewish Museum  |  |  |
Discover the transformative power of dance by joining this movement class for adults and seniors of all abilities. Using live music, the class begins seated, warming up both body and mind. As the class progresses
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Book Fair, Shmook Fair! 4:30 pm
Book Fair, Shmook Fair! @ Tehiyah Day School
Nov 15 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Book Fair, Shmook Fair! @ Tehiyah Day School
    Need to streamline and check off your to-do’s?? Come to Tehiyah where you’ll pick up something new! BOOK FAIR IS OPEN 11/14 – 11/17 Local Artists, Local Book Store, Local Shops. You want
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Rani Jaeger on Sabbath and “A Palace in Time” 12:30 pm
Rani Jaeger on Sabbath and “A Palace in Time” @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Rani Jaeger on Sabbath and “A Palace in Time” @ Contemporary Jewish Museum |  |  |
Shalom Hartman Institute scholar Rabbi Rani Jaeger will discuss the modern implications of Shabbat as “A Palace in Time,” as coined by Abraham Joshua Heschel. Rabbi Rani Jaeger is a research fellow, faculty member, and
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Perachim (Flowers) Toddler Program 9:30 am
Perachim (Flowers) Toddler Program @ JCC of the East Bay
Nov 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Perachim (Flowers) For children 12–30 months With Monika Clark This play-based group offers toddlers a chance to explore, expanding their large motor skills through physical activities and using fine motor skills for art and projects
Gallery Chat: Mads Lynnerup on Video Installation, Elijah’s Violin, and Princess in the Tower 12:30 pm
Gallery Chat: Mads Lynnerup on Video Installation, Elijah’s Violin, and Princess in the Tower @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Chat: Mads Lynnerup on Video Installation, Elijah’s Violin, and Princess in the Tower @ Contemporary Jewish Museum |  |  |
“A King has three daughters to whom he’s promised presents after returning from war. The youngest daughter asks for Elijah’s violin. The King goes to the end of the earth in search of the violin.
Shabbat Uncorked 7:30 pm
Shabbat Uncorked @ Congregation B'nai Shalom
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm
Congregation B’nai Shalom invites you to an exciting new Shabbat experience! Join us for a musical service at 7:30pm followed by a wine tasting paired with an exciting speaker. We will be joined by Professor
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Temple Beth Hillel: An Evening of Wine and Music to Benefit North Bay Wildfire Victims 7:00 pm
Temple Beth Hillel: An Evening of Wine and Music to Benefit North Bay Wildfire Victims @ Temple Beth Hillel
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Temple Beth Hillel: An Evening of Wine and Music to Benefit North Bay Wildfire Victims @ Temple Beth Hillel
Temple Beth Hillel: An Evening of Wine and Music with Award-winning Singer and Songwriter Steve Seskin A Benefit Performance and Fundraiser for North Bay Fire Storm Victims Saturday, November 18, 7:00 p.m. – Steve Seskin, longtime
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Speak Up, Speak Out, An Israel Advocacy Seminar 3:00 pm
Speak Up, Speak Out, An Israel Advocacy Seminar @ Congregation B'nai Shalom
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm
How can we seize back the agenda and effectively challenge anti-Israel opinions? If you would like to advocate for Israel in the public arena, do you have the skill set to present Israel’s case in
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PJ Library Playdate 9:30 am
PJ Library Playdate @ The Rec Room
Nov 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
PJ Library Playdate @ The Rec Room | Berkeley | California | United States
Come enjoy 50% off on Admission ($5 discount) for PJ Library families. Join in the other activities at Rec Room Cafe. PJ Library reading nook and music, and shmoozing for the grown ups. Discount for
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Teen Takeover! 7:00 pm
Teen Takeover! @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Teens Only! Immerse yourself in a night of folktales and storytellers! Join us for art-making, snacks, music, performances, and interactive experiences. Drop in OK. Presented in conjunction with the current exhibition Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist
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Screening: JFI Presents “Talk Amongst Yourselves”: What We Carried With Us—A Refugee Storylab 6:30 pm
Screening: JFI Presents “Talk Amongst Yourselves”: What We Carried With Us—A Refugee Storylab @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Screening: JFI Presents “Talk Amongst Yourselves”: What We Carried With Us—A Refugee Storylab @ Contemporary Jewish Museum  |  |  |
You have minutes to flee your home. What do you take with you? Jewish Film Institute (JFI) Presents “Talk Amongst Yourselves”: What We Carried With Us—A Refugee Storylab. Refugee storytellers explore their prized possessions in
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