Rita Kuhn "Another Ruth" Book Release Party
Jun
24
3:00 PM15:00

Rita Kuhn "Another Ruth" Book Release Party

It is Berlin 1920. Klara and Lev, coming from two seemingly irreconcilable worlds, meet during a time of increasing social unrest and prejudice. Their courtship confronts them with the political and racial struggles in Germany during this turbulent period. Klara and Lev, caught in Berlin’s upheaval during the rise of National Socialism, must ask themselves who they really are, what their core values are, and what, in a world gone mad, is the value of love?

Rita Kuhn wrote Another Ruth to pay tribute to her mother, Frieda Kuhn, a woman of unfailing courage and devotion. It is a fictional novel based on facts. Her inspiration comes from family lore, old photographs, and family documents. Rita has also published her memoir, Broken Glass, Broken Lives: A Jewish Girl's Survival Story in Berlin, 1933-1945.

Books available for purchase

FREE * All Welcome

more info call 510-655-1977

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"The Wandering Jew Has Arrived" by Albert Londres
Jul
19
6:30 PM18:30

"The Wandering Jew Has Arrived" by Albert Londres

In 1929, at the top of his career, renowned French journalist Albert Londres set out to document the lives of Jews. His travels in England, eastern Europe and Palestine produced the literary masterpiece The Wandering Jew Has Arrived. Expertly translated by Helga Abraham, The Wandering Jew Has Arrived vividly describes life in the shtetl, the faith of the Jews and their love of the Torah, the birth of Zionism and the emergence of the “New Jew” in Palestine. Londres was there to document the horrific massacres of Hebron and Tzfat and he predicted that, despite their small numbers, the Jews would pay the Arabs “back in kind.” A fascinating portrait of Jews by a perceptive and empathetic non-Jew.

Meet Helga Abraham on a rare visit from the Holy Land, to discuss her translation and the incredible journey of the author.

“Londres writes beautifully: he is an elegant, literary, humorous, ironic and always devastating writer.  Read it; it will rip your heart out.”  Phyllis Chesler, Israel National News:

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Anna Rabkin's NEW release "From Krakow to Berkeley: Coming Out of Hiding"
Jun
17
3:00 PM15:00

Anna Rabkin's NEW release "From Krakow to Berkeley: Coming Out of Hiding"

Anna Rabkin

From Kraków to Berkeley:  Coming out of Hiding

Sunday, June 17, 3:00 PM

Afikomen Judaica 3042 Claremont Avenue, Berkeley

Travel with Anna Rabkin across the USA in a VW bus. Land in Berkeley and immerse yourself in the turbulent times and progressive politics. Stretch back into her past to uncover a survivor child who never gave up hope. Her new book, From Krakow to Berkeley is a wild ride and a testament to the human spirit.

Books available for for purchase

FREE * All Welcome

more info call 510-655-1977

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The Illustrated Pirkei Avot and Beyond Noah's Ark
Feb
4
2:00 PM14:00

The Illustrated Pirkei Avot and Beyond Noah's Ark

Spiritual Tinkering Lab
Explore the ancient spiritual technology of Chevrutah through learning and creating.

Join artist Jessica Tamar Deutsch and Beyond Noah's Ark founder Adina Polen for a group study session from Jessica's the Illustrated Pirkei Avot, and creative tinkering lab focused on the power of chevrutah -- working with a learning or creation partner.

This event is free and open to the public!

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Nosh & Drash with Rabbi Chaim - Tu B'Shvat
Jan
30
5:00 PM17:00

Nosh & Drash with Rabbi Chaim - Tu B'Shvat

Come Nosh on fruits connected to the Holy Land of Israel and Drash (expound) about the Trees of the Garden of Eden on Tu B'Shevat. We will explore mystical musings about the Tree of Knowledge of Good & Evil and the Tree of Life. 

Hot Tea & Light Nosh Served
Enjoy a special array of fruits and nuts in honor of Tu B' Shevat - The New Year of the Trees
FREE * All Welcome

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Eden Village West Summer Camp Info Session
Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

Eden Village West Summer Camp Info Session

Eden Village West is a farm-to-table residential Jewish summer camp in Northern California for ages 8-14 featuring culinary arts, organic farming, homesteading and wilderness skills, sports, music, and more!

Activities for Kids while parents learn about this amazing NEW program. Please join us to find out what all the excitement is about.
Questions? 
Call Camp Director Casey Yurow 510-560-5610
www.edenvillagewest.org

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