Arts & Civics

Prayer Lab 
with Shamash Resident Rabbi Dorothy Richman 

with Avivia Chernick
SAT, SEP 22,  8:15–9:30 PM 
with Jewlia Eisenberg
THURS, OCT 25, 7:30–8:30 PM

Cost - $10 in advance / $12 at the door
JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

How do you honestly and openly connect to yourself, with others, or to something outside of yourself—alone or in the company of others? 

Pray differently.


What's at Stake:
Immigration, Housing, and Why Your Vote Counts

With Bend the Arc Jewish Action, JCC East Bay, Congregation Beth El, Congregation Netivot Shalom, Chochmat HaLev, and Kehilla Community Synagogue

THU, OCT 4, 7 PM 
JCC East Bay Berkeley Branch

Join a coalition of Bay Area Civic, Jewish and Justice-minded organizations for an evening of inspiring presentations and interactive discussions.

Join us.


The Last Act

THU, OCT 11, 7 PM
Cost - Member: $10 / General: $12
JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

Join us, along with Reboot, to celebrate how we can live better while living longer.

Learn more. 


Raising Our Voices 
with Erwin Chemerinsky and Jeffrey Edleson

TUE, OCT 23, 7 PM
Cost - Member: $12 / General: $15
JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

The foremost authority of the first amendment and free speech and a leading expert on domestic abuse discuss the rights and privileges of our voices.

Be part of the conversation.


Understanding Muslim Neighbors Seminar 
with Professor Rabbi Reuven Firestone

SUN, OCT 28, 1:30–4 PM
Free
JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

Abrahamic Alliance International brings world-class scholars to grassroots Jewish, Christian, and Muslim communities to help Abrahamic peoples develop understanding, compassion, and trust.

Get to know your interfaith neighbors.


Election Day Schmooze

TUE, NOV 6, Drop-In starting at 9 AM
Free
JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

Come revel at the intersection of civic duty and democracy with your JCC East Bay community on Election Day.

Schmooze with us. 


Archimedes Lullaby
with Ben Goldberg, Kasey Knudsen, Michael Coleman, Hamir Atwal, and Jon Arkin

SAT, NOV 17, 8 PM
Cost - Member $15 / General $20
JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

Enjoy a new work scored for a quintet consisting of some of the most important improvisational musicians in the Bay Area.

More details.


Home Again: Tapestry Reimagined 
with PC Muñoz, Zoe Ellis, Maya Kronfeld, Aaron Germain, Alex Kelly, Will Magid, and more

FRI, DEC 21, 7 PM
Cost - included with museum admission
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Downtown Berkeley

Watch an all-star ensemble weave through a lovingly crafted reimagination of Carole King’s blockbuster 1971 album Tapestry.

Get groovin'.