7-9 pm, Oct. 25. Registration begins for Jewish National Fund’s Detroit Community Reception featuring best-selling author Rabbi Joseph Telushkin as guest speaker. His topic: “The Fifty Best Jewish Jokes and What They Show About the Jews.” Also: dessert reception. At Adat Shalom Synagogue, Farmington Hills. Free, but RSVP required by Oct. 18: www.jnf.org/detroit. Info: 248-324-3080.