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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 14th Annual Cape Verdean – Jewish Seder
Hibernian Hall in Roxbury, MA
Cape Verdeans and Jews. Jews and Cape Verdeans. What do we have in common? First, we are both diaspora peoples, with the majority of each group living far from its homeland. The Cape Verdean-Jewish Passover Seder is an annual event of cultural connection between these two groups that previously had had little contact with each other in Boston.

Sunday, March 17, 2019 Purim Unmasked: An Off-Street Festival
Jewish Community Center, San Francisco, CA
Join us to celebrate Purim with music, purim crafts, Hamentaschen cookies and making hygiene kits for people experiencing homelessness! Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon.

Saturday, March 16, 2019 Celebrate Jewish Women: Exhibition & Party
808 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY
Featuring artists Elke Reva Sudin, Goldie Gross, Sarah Mochkin, Hiroots Bootika Yoseph, Jessica M. Kaufman, Heather Stoltz, and Yona Verwer. Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon, Jewish Art Salon and Repair the World.

Sunday, March 10, 2019 Bluegrass and Shabbat Z’mirot
JCC East Bay, Berkeley branch
Jerry Wicentowski is an unusually gifted singer and guitarist, who has combined the musical style and melodies of American bluegrass with beloved ancient Hebrew Sabbath songs. His band is comprised of some of the best bluegrass musicians in the Bay Area—and their collaboration is breathtaking.

Sunday, March 3, 2019 through Sunday, March 3, 2019 Jewish Silk Tours: Bukharian Community Tour
Rego Park, New York
Learn about the Jewish community that has lived along the Silk Road for over 2000 years. The tour will conclude with a traditional lunch and live music at the Bukharian restaurant!

Friday, March 1, 2019 Lunar New Year Shabbat
Free Synagogue of Flushing, Queens, NY
Join us for our 2nd annual Lunar New Year Shabbat! Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon and PJ Library.

Sunday, February 24, 2019 Judaism and the Black Experience: Rethinking Jewish Identity in the Twenty-First Century with Bruce D. Haynes
The Jewish Community Library, San Francisco, CA
Blending historical analysis and oral history, Haynes examines the multiple ways people of African descent encounter and embrace Judaism in America. Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon and Lehrhaus Judaica.

Sunday, February 10, 2019 International Ladino Day: A Celebration of Words and Music
Center for Jewish History, New York
Festival to celebrate Ladino, the remarkable language also known as Judeo-Spanish. Celebrate Ladino in the company of highly acclaimed musicians and writers.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 African American Hoopsters in Israel with David Goldstein
Jewish Community Library, San Francisco, CA
Author David A. Goldstein will explore the fascinating phenomenon of African American basketball players in Israel, as described in "Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land." Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon, Jewish Community Library.