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Friday, January 12, 2007

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art

ongoing

“Grisha Bruskin: Metamorphosis and Mysticism.”
Through Jan. 10. At Meyerovich Gallery, 251 Post St., S.F. (415) 421-2775.

“Jonathon Keats: The First Intergalactic Art Exposition.” Through Jan. 14. “Through the Eye of the Needle: Fabric Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz.” Through Feb. 11. “Journeys East: Patterns of Collecting.” Through May 7. At Judah L. Magnes Museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. $4-$6. (510) 549-6950.

“The Jews of Kaifeng.” Photography exhibit. Through Jan. 15. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. (415) 567-3327 ext. 703.

“Openings and Openness.” Through Feb. 15. Photography by Evie Weil Rote. At Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. (650) 212-PJCC. 

 


music

saturday   |  6

Budowitz concert and dance party
. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 7 p.m. http://www.jccsf.org.




sunday   |  7

KlezCalifornia.
Music workshops. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. http://www.jccsf.org.




thursday   |  11

Trios from Terezin.
Performance with commentary. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. (415) 567-3327 ext. 703.




sunday   |  14

Piano recital benefiting Coastside Jewish Community.
At Lisa Spector’s Music School, 731 Main St., Half Moon Bay. 2:30 p.m. $22-$25. (650) 726-5119.

 



on stage

thursday   |  4

“Rose.”
By Martin Sherman. Through Jan. 28. At Traveling Jewish Theatre, 470 Florida St., S.F. http://www.atjt.com.

 



tv & radio

monday   |  8

“Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century: The Resurgence.”
On KQED Channel 9. 11 p.m.




friday   |  12

“The Jewish Alternative.”
DJ Sarah Bellum. Klezmer, Israeli and alternative music. On Stanford University’s KZSU 90.1 FM. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (650) 723-9010.

 


lectures & workshops

sunday   |  7

One-on-one help with your family tree.
At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 12 p.m. Free. (415) 567-3327 ext. 703.

“A Journey to the Boonies of Jewish Identity.” With Ken Blady. At Peninsula Temple Sholom, 1655 Sebastian Drive, Burlingame. 10:15 a.m. (650) 697-2266.




monday   |  8

“Book of Exodus.”
At Chabad of Sunnyvale, 1110 Sunnyvale Saratoga Road, Suite B, Sunnyvale. 7:45 p.m Mondays through March 12. $10 per class. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)




tuesday   |  9

“Book of Exodus.”
At Albert L. Schultz JCC, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays through March 13. $10 per class. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

“Scotland is Not England.” With Daniel Thomas Halford. At Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 10 a.m. $5-$8. (925) 938-7800.




wednesday   |  10

“Coffee Talk for Moms.”
With Dawn Kepler. At Contra Costa JCC Gallery, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 9:30 a.m. Free. (925) 943-1484.




thursday   |  11

Presentation on the history of San Francisco Jews with author Rabbi Edward Zerin.
At Café By the Bay, JFCS, 2150 Post St., S.F. 2 p.m. (415) 449-3851.

“Single Mom Seeking” book launch party. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. http://www.brjcc.org.

“Artists of Conscience: Images from the American Depression.” With Dr. Harry Cornbleet. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 7:30 p.m. (408) 357-7438.




saturday   |  13

Storytelling with Ron Jones.
Fundraiser at Congregation Beth Israel-Judea, 625 Brotherhood Way, S.F. 8 p.m. $30-$35. (415) 586-8833.




sunday   |  14

“In the Garden of Creation.”
Workshop with image therapist Liana Chaouli. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 11:30 a.m. $48-$70. (415) 420-5132.

“The Jews of San Francisco.” With Rabbi Edward Zerin. At Albert L. Schultz JCC, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. 1 p.m. (650) 493-9400.

“The Art of Blessing the Day.” Creative family activity for all ages. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 1 p.m. Free. (415) 567-3327 ext. 703.

 


benefits & social events

friday   |  5

Women’s Shabbat clay play.
At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 8 p.m. $30-$35. (415) 292-1241.




sunday   |  7

“In Her Shoes.”
At Levy Family Campus, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 3 p.m. Admission is one pair of slippers to donate to the elderly. (408) 357-7433.

Vocolot, women’s a cappella. Benefit for eighth-grade students at Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School. RSVP for location. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




wednesday   |  10

Opening ceremony for Jewish Heritage Month.
Games and refreshments. At Foothill Community College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. 12 p.m. Free. http://www.hillelsv.org.




thursday   |  11

“Never Again? What the World Has Learned From Darfur.”
With Marc Levine. At Temple Beth Sholom, 642 Dolores Ave., San Leandro. 10:15 a.m. (510) 357-8505.

 



singles

friday   |  5

Friday refreshment and relaxing rendezvous.
Mensch Link. At Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4290 Bistro and Bar, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. 6 p.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




saturday   |  6

Shoreline park hike.
Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. In the South Bay. 11 a.m. $3. (408) 738-1319.




sunday   |  7

Coffee and conversation.
Jewish East Bay Singles 55+. At private home in Walnut Creek. 10 a.m. (510) 297-5601.

Yachad Singles group. At Temple Isaiah, 3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette. 6 p.m. (925) 283-8575.

Potluck dinner. Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. In the East Bay. 6 p.m. (925) 283-8575.

Dinner at Sonoma Chicken Coop. Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. 7 p.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




wednesday   |  10

Potluck discussion.
Jewish East Bay Singles 55+. At private home in San Leandro. 6 p.m. (510) 297-5601.

Billiards night out. Mensch Link. At California Billiard Club, 881 E. El Camino Real, Mountain View. 7 p.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




friday   |  12

Friday fireside cocktails and chatter.
For ages 35-45. Mensch Link. At Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4290 Bistro and Bar, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto.

Lafayette-Moraga regional trail hike. Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. 10:30 a.m. $3. (925) 228-4213.