Holidays & spiritual


“HuBAD SoMa Shul.” Chabad of S.F. free happy hour with music by Jordan Feinstein of Jordan and the Ritual, followed by Shabbat services and dinner. 5 p.m. Dinner $45 suggested. Also June 28 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.

Gay Pride Shabbat celebration. Gather to offer gratitude, share stories and shmooze over grape juice and challah with the Mazel Tones. At JCCSF, Pottruck Family Atrium, 3200 California St., S.F. 4:30 p.m. Free.

Pride Shabbat. Celebrate LGBTQ community and commitment to justice. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. 5:30 p.m. Free.




Contemporary Jewish Museum

736 Mission St., S.F.

“Copper Sculpture by Leonoid Korchemsky.” Metalworks by local Ukraine-born artist and S.F. resident. Through Oct. 15.

“Arthur Szyk and the Art of the Haggadah.” Exhibit of 48 paintings from the famous Szyk Haggadah. Through June 29.

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

Jewish Community Library

1835 Ellis St., S.F.

“Facing East: A Jewish Orientation.” Array of sculptures, textiles and paintings about Judaism from a variety of artists. Through Aug. 3.

Jewish Heritage Museum at the Reutlinger

4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville

“Next Year in Jerusalem.” Celebration of Passover and the Offenbacher Haggadah. Through June 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.

Oshman Family JCC

3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto

“Stonewalled in Jerusalem.” Photographic installation about past and present Israel. Through Aug. 25.

“Journey.” Photographic collaboration by artists from Congregation Kol Emeth and Arava, Israel. Through Aug. 25.

Palo Alto Art Center

1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto

“Between Dreams and Nightmares.” Mixed-media drawings of animal and human figures, by Israeli-born artist Dana Harel of Menlo Park. Through Sept. 7.

on stage

Berkeley Repertory Theatre

2025 Addison St., Berkeley

Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein in “Maestro.” Award-winning stage actor and pianist in a one-man show. Through July 3.


jewish calendar

June 27, 2014

Sivan 29, 5774

Light candles at 8:18 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 9:23 p.m.


July 4, 2014

Tammuz 6, 5774

Light candles at 8:17 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 9:22 p.m.


July 11, 2014

Tammuz 13, 5774

Light candles at 8:15 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 9:19 p.m.