Kol Hadash, Northern California Community for Humanistic Judaism

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October 2017

* 8 (Sunday): 11:00 AM —Sukkot Potluck Brunch
sukkahSukkot potluck brunch at the home of Ann Ehrmann and David Shagam. Please bring something to share!

 

 

* 11 (Wednesday): 7:30 PM — Albany/Berkeley/El Cerrito/Richmond/Kensington/San Pablo Havurah
The group will meet at the home of Francine Rahn in Albany. Please email, call her, or tell her in person to say you're coming and what you'd like to bring to share.

* 15 (Sunday): 11:00 AM: Bagel Brunch: World Refugee Crisis
Turkish RefugeeOur speaker today will be Dr. Beverly Crawford Ames, emerita professor of Political Science and Political Economy at the University of California Berkeley. Dr. Ames received fellowships from the Turkish National Science Foundation and from the European Commission to study the demographics of the refugee crisis in Turkey and Europe. Additionally, in the summer of 2015 she became an "accidental volunteer" providing aid to refugees living on the streets in Izmir, Turkey. Bring your appetite, both gastronomically and intellectually! Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II

* 22 (Sunday): 2:00 PM — Kol Hadash Discussion Group
The group will meet at the home of Norma Wynn in Oakland. We'll discuss past and current immigrant groups: how successfully various populations adjust to their new environments. Please let Norma know WELL IN ADVANCE that you plan to join us.

* 28 (Saturday): 11:00 AM — Shabbat and Potluck Lunch
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat and potluck lunch. We will celebrate the October birthdays of our members. Please bring some food to share. Albany Senior Center, 846 Masonic Avenue, Albany CA

 

November 2017

* 7 (Tuesday): 7:00 PM — Film "Disturbing the Peace" and Presentation
film "Disturbing the Peace"Kol Hadash has cosponsored a presentation by the group Combatants for Peace when their Israeli and Palestinian speakers come to the Bay Area. The film about them called "Disturbing the Peace" will also be shown. The event is sponsored by J Street and the New Israel Fund, and cosponsored by several local Jewish and Muslim organizations. We hope you put this on your calendar and join us at this free event.
Location: St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave in Berkeley.

* 8 (Wednesday): 7:30 PM — Albany/Berkeley/El Cerrito/Richmond/Kensington/San Pablo Havurah
The group will meet at the home of Rita Wilson in Berkeley. Please email, call her, or tell her in person to say you're coming and what you'd like to bring to share.

* 12 (Sunday): 11:00 AM: Bagel Brunch: Jews and the Slave Trade
Prof Deborah HertzDeborah Hertz, holder of the Herman Wouk Chair in Modern Jewish Studies, a professor of history and the 2013--2015 director of the Judaic Studies Program at UC San Diego, will be our guest speaker. She will be addressing the history of Jews and the slave trade. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

*18 (Saturday): 11:00 AM — Shabbat and Potluck Lunch
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat and potluck lunch. We will celebrate the November birthdays of our members. Please bring some food to share. Albany Senior Center, 846 Masonic Avenue, Albany CA


 

December 2017

*10 (Sunday): Bagel Brunch: Big Tobacco Wants YOU
cigarettesOur speaker today is Naphtali Offen, retired UCSF researcher who studied tobacco industry behavior. He will speak about the effortsof Big Tobacco to target minorities and other populations, particularly the LGBT and African American communities. KH member Alana Shindler will also show some tobacco documents targetting the Jewish community. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

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