Rabbi Hayyim Angel discusses his latest book, “Keys to the Palace: Essays Exploring the Religious Value of Reading the Bible,” at Ben Porat Yosef. Refreshments, 7:30 p.m.; remarks by Rabbi Saul Zucker, BPY’s head of school, at 8, and mini-shiur by Rabbi Angel, “Building Bridges in Scholarship and Jewish Community.” Co-hosted by the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals. Refreshments. Books for sale; can be signed. East 243 Frisch Court. (201) 845-5007.