Holidays and spiritual


“HUBad SoMa Shul.” Chabad of S.F. happy hour followed by Shabbat services and dinner. 5 p.m. Free; dinner $45. Also Feb. 1 morning services followed by lunch. 9:45 a.m. Lunch $45 suggested. At S.F. School of Digital Filmmaking, 925 Mission St., Suite 108, S.F.




Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission St., S.F.

“Frog and Toad and the World of Arnold Lobel.” Exhibit featuring art from the iconic children’s book series. Through March 23.

“Jason Lazarus: Live Archive.” The Jewish artist’s first West Coast museum exhibition featuring the role of photography in contemporary art and identity. Through March 23.

“To Build & Be Built: Kibbutz History.” Exhibit on the history and cultural aspects of the kibbutz in Jewish life. Through July 1.

Jewish Heritage Museum at the Reutlinger
4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville

“Eight Nights of Hanukkah.” Showcase of menorahs from around the world and different eras. Through March 30.

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

“Saved by the Bay.” Collection of letters, photographs, film, travel documents and other artifacts from scholars and intellectuals who fled fascist Europe in the 1930s. Through June 27.

Museum on Main
603 Main St., Pleasanton

“Multiply by Six Million: Portraits and Stories of Holocaust Survivors.” Black-and-white portraits and narratives from Holocaust survivors in California. Through Feb. 28.

Osher Marin JCC
200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael

“Sacred Words: Finding Common Ground.” Interfaith exhibit showcasing pieces that feature sacred words in English, Hebrew, Arabic, Farsi, Greek and Chinese. Through April 7.

Peninsula JCC
800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City

“My Judaism Unlocked.” Paintings incorporating paper inspired by Ronni Jolles’ Jewish upbringing. Through March 26.


jewish calendar

Jan. 31, 2014
Shevat 30, 5774
Light candles at 5:14 p.m.
Shabbat ends at 6:14 p.m.

Feb. 7, 2014
Adar I 7, 5774
Light candles at 5:21 p.m.
Shabbat ends at 6:21 p.m.