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Sunday, September 29, 2019 JAM @ the Movies
RSVP required for location information
Join your friends in JAM (Jews Against Marginalization) for an afternoon at the theater. JAM is the newest youth cohort from JYCA (Jewish Youth for Community Action) focused on creating space for young Jews of Color .

Thursday, September 19, 2019 through Sunday, September 22, 2019 Jewish Women’s Theater Presents: True Colors
2912 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA
True colors, a Humorous, revealing and inspiring stories from Jews of Color exploring identity, community and being a Jew in modern times.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Next Year in Portugal
San Francisco
Join us for a very special meeting with the consulate general of Portugal at the consulate house and learn about the qualifications, process, and resources for Sephardic Jews to apply for Portuguese citizenship. Cosponsored by JIMENA, AJC.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 Jewish Lives in China
Museum at Eldridge Street, New York, NY
Explore the development of the city of Harbin, China, once home to a flourishing Jewish community. With special focus on the period 1891 – 1950, historian Marleen Kassel will use pictures, family memories and historical documents to bring to life this unique chapter of history shaped by the interaction of Jews, Russians, Chinese and Japanese in this developing city in northeastern China. Her talk is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s new exhibition Harbin, China|Past/Present.

Friday, August 30, 2019 through Monday, September 2, 2019 JOFEE Network Gathering
Walker Creek Ranch, Petaluma , California
Hazon is thrilled to offer substantially reduced travel and registration costs for Jews Of Color to attend JOFEE Network Gathering (Jewish Outdoor Food and Environmental Education)Come spend a rich, learningful, nature-filled and soulful weekend building community on beautiful Coastal Miwok land / West Marin County foothills. Contact us ASAP at jofee@hazon.org Cosponsored by Urban Adama, Jim Joseph Foundation, Jewish Initiative For Animals, Jews of Color Field Building Initiative.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 History of the Jews of South Central Los Angeles
Boyle Heights History Tours, Los Angeles
Join Jewish historian and inner-city community organizer Shmuel Gonzales the Barrio Boychik on an eye-opening talk and visual presentation of the former synagogues of the old Jewish communities of historic South Central Los Angeles.

TODAY through Friday, September 27, 2019 Comedy Oakland
Spice Monkey, Oakland, CA
Comedy Oakland features funny, diverse, up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, Radio, Comedy Festivals, Late Night Talk Shows, won competitions, and have performed on every habitable continent! Come check out featured comedian, Samson Koletkar, the world's only Indian Jewish stand-up comedian.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 A’s Jewish Heritage Night
Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA
Celebrate Jewish culture at the A's annual Jewish Heritage Night! Each special ticket will include an exclusive Jewish Heritage Night t-shirt.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Jews in Uganda? Absolutely.
Osher Marin JCC
The Osher Marin JCC’s Director of Jewish Engagement, Joanne Greene, and her photographer/video producer husband Fred Greene, visited Uganda in February of 2019, on safari in five national parks before heading east to the small village of Nagayugoya to spend Shabbat with the Abayudaya (people of Judah). Hear their stories and view their photos and the short documentary films they have since produced at a special program in the JCC’s Kurland Lounge.