CITIES THAT BUILT THE BIBLE
The Biblical Archaeological Forum, BASANOVA and B’nai Israel Congregation present a discussion blending archaeology and biblical history to explore the cities of Jerusalem, Babylon and Bethlehem.
7:30 p.m., 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville; $10; tickets at bnaiisraelcong.org.
Comic Ashley Blaker is British, Jewish and Orthodox. Sometimes called “John Oliver in a yarmulke,” Blaker, who produces and directs the BBC’s “Little Britain,” will tackle Jews’ love for sushi, why holidays are so difficult and other funny topics.
7 p.m., Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW, Washington; $30; tickets at sixthandi.org.
DEBORAH LIPSTADT ‘HERE AND NOW’
Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt, of Emory University, will talk about her new book, “Antisemitism: Here and Now,” with Rabbi Shira Stutman
7 p.m., Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW, Washington; $15; tickets at sixthandi.org.
Join Temple Rodef Shalom’s young professionals group for a night of trivia in Clarendon. It’s also half-price sandwich night and the happy hour doesn’t end until 9.
6:30 p.m., Whitlow’s on Wilson, 2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; pay as you go; register at templerodefshalom.org.