Friday, September 10, 2004

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opinions & letters





“A Voice Silenced.” Family photos taken by John Neumaier when he was a boy in 1930s Frankfurt. Through Sept. 19. “Case Study: Alfred Henry Jacob, architect of recreational and civic activities.” Through Jan. 15. At Judah L. Magnes Museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. (510) 549-6950.

“The Bay Area and Beyond.” Regional landscapes and scenes from the travels of artist and Holocaust refugee Elizabeth Kavaler. Through Sept. 30. At Metropolitan Transportation Commission, MetroCenter, 101 Eighth St., Oakland. 4-5:30 p.m. (415) 464-7773.

“Jack Levine: America’s Living Master.” Through Sept. 18. At George Krevsky Gallery, 77 Geary St., S.F. (415) 397-9748.

“Take Two: The Art of Dr. Bernard J. Axelrad and Merle Axelrad Serlin.” At Alvin I. Fine Museum of Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. Through Nov. 28. Docent hours: 1-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. (415) 751-2535.

“Ira Nowinski: The Photographer as Witness.” Through Nov. 30. At Stanford University, Green Library, Peterson Gallery, 557 Escondido Mall. (650) 723-0931.

monday   |  13

“Surviving Suprematism: Lazar Khidekel.” At Judah L. Magnes Museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. Through Jan. 2. (510) 549-6950.


on stage

saturday |  11

“Treasure Hunt for the Magic Word.” Performed by Diana Shmiana. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, conference room, Los Altos Hills. 10-11 a.m. (650) 493-4661.


tv & radio

sunday   |  5

“Synagogue of the Air.” With rabbis and cantor of S.F. Congregation Emanu-El. On KUSF 90.3 FM 9 a.m.

“Heritage.” Techiah Foundation’s program for Russian emigres. On S.F. Channel 29, public access. 7:30 p.m.

tuesday   |  7

“The Jewish Alternative.” DJ Sarah Bellum. Klezmer, Israeli and alternative music. On Stanford University’s KZSU 90.1 FM. 9 a.m. (650) 723-9010.

wednesday   |  8

“Torah Talk.” Rabbi Manis Friedman, author of “Doesn’t Anyone Blush Anymore?” On Channel 26 on Richmond cable system. 6:30 p.m.


lectures & workshops

wednesday   |  8

Tzavta’s San Francisco Café Ve’ivrit with Artist Hanoch Piven. Co-sponsors: Consulate General of Israel and Israel Center. At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St., Room 312. 8 p.m. $5. (415) 512-6424.

sunday   |  12

“The Infinite Within.” Kabbalah seminar with Rabbi Yisrael Rice. Lunch. At Chabad Center, 3070 Louis Road, Palo Alto. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $45. (650) 424-9800.

“Taking a Risk.” Artists in Residence. Sponsor: Congregation Beth Sholom. Lecture and tour with Bernice Steinbaum based on the traveling exhibit “Memories of Childhood ... So We’re Not the Cleavers or the Brady Bunch.” 5 p.m. lecture, 7 p.m. dinner. $100. (707) 226-1551.

“Is Israel’s fence legal — or necessary?” With civil rights attorney Ephraim Margolin. At Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 7:15 p.m. $10 donation. (510) 527-4217.

tuesday   |  14

Physical therapy lecture: osteoporosis. With physical therapist Amanda Hutton-Parrot. At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free to $10. (415) 292-1241.


benefits & social events

friday   |  3

Tizmoret service and young adults wine and cheese oneg. Young adults in their 20s and 30s. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. 6:15 p.m. (650) 493-4661.

tuesday   |  7

San Francisco newcomers reception. Sponsor: Young Adults Division of the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation. At Jewish Community Federation, 121 Steuart St., S.F. Free. 7-9 p.m. (415) 512-6280.

thursday   |  9

Rabbi Moshe Levin. Café by the Bay for Holocaust survivors. At Jewish Family and Children’s Services, 2150 Post St., S.F. 2-3 p.m. (415) 449-3865.

friday   |  10

Business networking lunch. Sponsor: The Jewish Community Business Referral Network. At Max’s restaurant, Westgate Mall, 1620 Saratoga Ave., San Jose. 11:45 a.m. Information: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

sunday   |  12

Gay day on the Russian River. Sponsor: LGBT Alliance of the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation. BBQ. Children 5 and older. $25-$45. (415) 512-6279.