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Alan Zimmerman delivered 200 individually signed petitions from Bay Area Jews to Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jewish Agency chair Natan Sharansky , the two people he feels can affirm women's rights to pray at the Western Wall and other religious sites. Comment?
Last spring, Jewish LearningWorks set out to plan an event that was so expansive and far-reaching, some thought it sounded unfeasible: an organized, interactive book club for the entire Bay Area Jewish community. Comment?
Fanciful scenes from Israel's iconic kibbutz appear in fabric in "A Century of the Kibbutz" at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto. Comment?
Through the looking glass As a pioneer of virtual reality research, author and futurist Jaron Lanier is an expert on technology's impact on society. Comment?
Mind, body and soul Eve Ensler, best known for her play "The Vagina Monologues," writes in her new memoir "In the Body of the World" that she has spent much of her life dissociated from her own body. Comment?
"Finding Common Ground Through Sacred Words." Reception for exhibit of 130 pieces by interfaith artists. Comment?
"Jeans!" Actors and singers from the Moldaw Residences and the JCC community perform staged reading of folk musical about Levi Strauss. Comment?
Artworks using letters or words about faith in English, Hebrew, Arabic, Greek, Farsi and Korean will be on display at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California through June 5. The exhibit of 130 pieces, "Finding Common Ground Through Sacred Words," is presented in conjunction with Kehilla Community Synagogue and Montclair Presbyterian ... (more) Comment?
Israeli art exhibit and sale. 1,500 works from Jerusalem. At Congregation Beth David, 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga. Comment?
If it seems that teenagers have an innate ability to navigate modern devices, consider that high school students never saw a world before web browsers. Comment?
The second annual Walk With FC, a 3-kilometer walk-a-thon benefiting the Jewish nonprofit Friendship Circle, will take place May 19 in Palo Alto. Comment?
Starting on Thursday, April 25 and running one Thursday per month through October, the six sessions will be led by rabbis who have experience traveling in the developing world. Comment?
Torah scholar and philosopher Avivah Zornberg has drawn large crowds to her Bay Area talks in recent years, and will likely do so again this weekend. Comment?
Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger, who was born, raised and educated in Germany, immigrated to Israel and served in the Israel Defense Forces, will speak in Palo Alto. Comment?
"Dinosaur Goes to Israel." Author and librarian Diane Levin Rauchwerger talks about her children's book. Comment?
An injured Jewish Confederate slave owner returns to his home in 1865 following the Civil War to be healed by two of his former slaves, who also are Jewish - three characters who improbably speak to the turmoil and change of their time. Comment?
Superman is an alien in a foreign land. Spider-Man is plagued with guilt for not having saved his family. Comment?
The effects of stroke can range from mild to severe, reversible to permanent. Some people recover completely from strokes, but more than two-thirds of survivors will have residual dysfunction. Comment?
The Jewish Coalition for Literacy, which helps Bay Area elementary schoolchildren learn to read, has announced its spring lineup of training sessions for new tutors. Comment?
"Superman Is Jewish?" Harry Brod discusses his book on how popular comic books reflect Jewish American life. Comment?