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Events in the Wider Community


ONE NIGHT ONLY:  Coming up!  Veterans Day, Wed., Nov. 11 An Alternative Veterans Day Eventformer co-artistic directors of A Traveling Jewish Theatre, Helen Stoltzfus and Albert Greenberg,  present The Prepared Table:  A Feast of Foods, Live Performance, and Stories from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the F.O.B. (Forward Operating Base of the US Military).  A four-course meal, performances by Afghan, Arabic, classical, and jazz musicians, hip-hop dancers, a beatboxer, and videotaped excerpts of interviews with real Iraqi and Afghan refugees, and U.S. military veterans.  Bellevue Club, 525 Bellevue Ave., Oakland, Nov. 11, 7pm. Free Parking!  Tickets:  $50 – $125.   Your $125 ticket allows us to offer $50 tix to members of Iraqi, Afghan, and vet communities who cannot afford to attend otherwise.   – Helen Stoltzfus, Albert Greenberg


Behind the HeadlinesJewish Family & Community Services East Bay invites you to Behind the Headlines: A Jewish Community Briefing on the Global Refugee Crisis. Speakers include Mark Hetfield, President & CEO of HIAS; Randa Asalfi, JFCS East Bay Resettlement Case Manager and Syrian immigrant; Subhi Nahas, Syrian refugee resettled by JFCS East Bay; and Avi Rose, JFCS East Bay Executive Director. Sunday, November 15, 4 to 6pm, Temple Sinai, Oakland. Further details can be found here:







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