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  1. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Is There a Jewish Mythology?" Professor Howard Schwartz of the University of Missouri-St. Louis discusses mythological traditions of Judaism.

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  2. It's no myth: Jews, storytelling and the oral traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Jewish tradition teaches that God dictated the written Torah to Moses during the day, and at night explained it to him. Those explanations were later recorded in the Talmud, but for centuries the laws and legends were maintained as an oral tradition passed down through the generations, says Howard Schwartz, an author, storyteller and expert on Jewish mythology.

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  3. East Bay International Jewish Film Festival serves up a smorgasbord of YiddishkeitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    After 20 years living under someone else's roof, the East Bay International Jewish Film Festival has packed up, moved out and is living on its own. This year, the festival makes its debut as an independent stand-alone nonprofit, no longer a program of the Jewish Federation of the East Bay and the Contra Costa JCC.

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  4. Bay Area cantor, actress collaborate in new showRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | J

    Two leading women in the Jewish community arts scene join forces in "Two Big Mouths," a new theater piece starring Linda Hirschhorn and Naomi Newman. The show, which combines music and storytelling, debuts at 7:30 p.m. March 5 at the Art House Gallery & Cultural Center, 2905 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley.

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  5. on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Meeting of the minds. Ben Rosenau, 92, is being interviewed by a high school student about his service in World War II - but how can an old man at a Jewish retirement home find common ground with a teen from the social-media generation? A new production based on a short story by playwright Charlie Varon, "Second Time Around" is a "duet for cello and storyteller" presented with an original score by cellist Joan Jeanrenaud, formerly of the Kronos Quartet.

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    Feb 18, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "The Jewish Chicken Ranchers of Petaluma: Why Remember?" Author Kenneth Kann's presentation on the legacy of the socialist immigrants who founded Petaluma's Jewish community in the early 1900s. Co-sponsored by Workmen's Circle/Arbeiter Ring of Northern California.

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  7. on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Belfast Kind." Play about a Jewish girl growing up during "the Troubles" in Northern Ireland, performed by students at the Jewish Community High School of the Bay.

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    Feb 11, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Itamar Borochov. Israeli-born trumpeter-composer performs jazz influenced by world music in an evening concert, and leads a hands-on workshop on Middle Eastern and North African music the next day.

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  9. deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    A memorial for Charlotte Oppenheim will be held on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 1 p.m. at the JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St. in Berkeley, CA. Born in Germany into a Jewish family, she fled to New York in the 1930s, later settling in San Francisco.

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  10. VIDEO: Israeli jazz trumpeter bringing eclectic style to BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    His father, Yisrael Borochov, has traveled since the 1980s with his band - the East West Ensemble - on tour in Japan, Hong Kong, Germany, the United States, and other far-flung places. Borochov also racks up the miles: He will fly from Costa Rica to the Bay Area for a Feb. 12 concert and workshop the following day at the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley.

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  11. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Your Money and Your Life: You Can Have Both." Shabbat talk by Rabbi Wayne Dosick, North Peninsula Jewish community's 2016 scholar-in-residence.

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  12. East Bay film festival goes independent with March runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The East Bay International Jewish Film Festival, launched by the Contra Costa JCC and a longtime program of the East Bay's Jewish federation, has struck out on its own and is ready for its close-up as an independent entity. The 21st edition of the festival runs March 5-13 at the Century 16 Theatres in Pleasant Hill.

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    Jan 28, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Stay Amazed." An evening of stories and songs performed by Cantor Linda Hirschhorn followed by a wine-and-cheese reception.

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  14. One-woman show gives voice to children of HolocaustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Dana Schwartz was a 4-year-old picking daisies with her nanny in a Lvov park when she first heard the bombs that signaled Germany's invasion of Poland in 1939. More than 75 years later, the commingling of images, sounds and feelings - the excitement of a child picking a forbidden flower, the verdant landscape, the earth-shattering explosions that presaged darker times to come - remains for her the most salient reminder of her loss of innocence.

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  15. One-woman show gives voice to children of HolocaustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | J

    Dana Schwartz was a 4-year-old picking daisies with her nanny in a Lvov park when she first heard the bombs that signaled Germany's invasion of Poland in 1939. More than 75 years later, the commingling of images, sounds and feelings - the excitement of a child picking a forbidden flower, the verdant landscape, the earth-shattering explosions that presaged darker times to come - remains for her the most salient reminder of her loss of innocence.

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  16. on stageRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Secrets Behind Closed Doors." Opening of three one-act plays depicting three different stories taking place in the same Tel Aviv apartment.

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  17. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Good things come in trees. If you want to pay homage to trees on Tu B'Shevat, the choices are plentiful.

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    Jan 14, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Scholar-in-residence weekend. Lectures by Johanna Wilder, Michael Harris and Max Samarov of the Israel advocacy organization StandWithUs about the issues facing Israel and how American Jews can be more effective in educating others.

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  19. Talking with a A teacher who unlocks prisoners' inner artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    J.: You've been teaching art in men's and women's prisons throughout California for almost 40 years, and now you're the program manager for the San Quentin Prison Arts Project. What effect does practicing art have on prisoners? Carol Newborg: You see people changing so much.

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  20. artRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Gallery chat with Sarah Lefton. The founding director of the online educational resource G-dcast discusses her work in Jewish technology.

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