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Friday, February 16, 2007

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art

ongoing

“Through the Eye of the Needle: Fabric Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz”
through Feb. 11, “Journeys East: Patterns of Collecting” through May 7 and “Revisions Amy Berk; Recoverings” through Aug. 19. At Judah L. Magnes Museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. $4-$6. (510) 549-6950.

“The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography.” Through April 29. At the Contemporary Jewish Museum, 121 Steuart St., S.F. Up to $5. (415) 344-8800. Free gallery tours every Sunday and Wednesday at 12:30 pm. Free family day and tour with director Connie Wolf. Sunday, Feb.11.

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

“The Art of Polish Jewish Posters.” Through Feb. 28. At the Katz Snyder Gallery, JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. http://www.jccsf.org.

 


music




sunday   |  11

Pianist Gila Goldstein.
At Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., S.F. 4 p.m. $12-15. http://www.oldfirstconcerts.org.

Relative Harmony. With Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway. At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 8 p.m. And Sunday, Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. $20-45. (415) 444-8000.

Brunch and comedy show. With Jo Nemoyten as Sophie RainbowVision and Ian Caruthers as Spiritual Bob. At the Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 10:30 a.m. $15-$20. (925) 938-7800.




thursday   |  15

Singer Natalia Zuckerman.
At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 7:30 p.m. $12. (415) 444-8000.

 



on stage

ongoing

“Rose.”
Through Feb. 11. At Mountain View Center for Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. And Feb. 15-25 at the Ashby Stage, 1901 Ashby Ave., Berkeley. $24-$27. http://www.atjt.com.

“The Wizard of Oz.” Through Feb. 11. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. $18-$26. (408) 358-3636.

“Shopping for God.” Through March 3. With Jewish storyteller Erica Lann-Clark. At the Marsh Berkeley, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. $16-$22. http://www.themarsh.org.




wednesday   |  14

Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad.
At Red Devil Lounge, 1695 Polk St., S.F. 9 p.m. $12-$15. (415) 921-1695.




thursday   |  15

By the Well of Hagar & Sarah.
Multi-media performance by two Israeli women. Discussion and lecture to follow. 7:30 p.m. Free. At Ner Tamid, 1250 Quintara St., SF. (415) 661-3383.

Komedy Klub Café. Grand opening starring Lynn Ruth Miller. At Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living, 4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville. 6:30 p.m. Free. (925) 964-2068.

Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad. At Maddalena’s/Cage Fino, 544 Emerson St., Palo Alto. 7:30 p.m. $15. (650) 326-6082.

 



tv & radio

friday   |  16

“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.




sunday   |  18

“Mosaic.”
Discussion about social, religious and community issues. On KPIX-TV Channel 5. 5 a.m.

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

 


lectures & workshops

sunday   |  11

“How Can Our Torah, Written by Many Authors Over Hundreds of Years, Be Divinely Revealed?”
With Rabbi Lavey Derby. At Congregation Rodef Sholom, 170 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 9:20 a.m. $10. (415) 479-3441.

“Are We in a Civilizational War?” With professor Noel Kaplowitz. At Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 10 a.m. $14-18. (925) 938-7800.

“Did Your Vote Count?” With Cheryl Lillenstein. At Kehillah Jewish High School, 3900 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 10:30 a.m. $5. (408) 970-8891.

“Sing a Story: Portrait of Haman as a Young Man.” At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 11:30 a.m. $5-7. (415) 292-1241.

“Using the Internet for Jewish Genealogy: Beyond Jewishgen and ‘One Step’ Web sites.” With Ron Arons. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 12:30 p.m. Free. http://www.jewishgen.org/sfbajgs.

Midrasha in Berkeley. With Rabbi Alan Lew. At Congregation Beth El, 1301 Oxford St., Berkeley. 4:30 p.m. $72 includes dinner. (510) 524-8697.




wednesday   |  14

Mental health support group.
At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. 6:15 p.m. (650) 493-4661.




thursday   |  15

“Christianity and Judaism Under Roman Rule.”
With the Rev. Bruce Bramlett. At Temple Beth Sholom, 642 Dolores Ave., San Leandro. 10:15 a.m. (510) 839-2900.

Israel Update. With Zach Bodner from AIPAC. At JFCS, 2150 Post St., S.F. 2 p.m. (415) 449-3851.

“The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Waste: Being an Ethical Consumer.”  With Rachel Brodie. At Peninsula Temple Beth El, 1700 Alameda de las Puglas, San Mateo. 7:30 p.m. (650) 341-7701.

“The Garden of Ruth.” With professor Eva Etzioni-Halevy. At Congregation Beth David, 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga. 7:30 p.m. Up to $5. (408) 257-3333.

“Discussion on Hostility Felt by Jewish Holocaust Survivors Returning to Their Hometowns in Poland.” With author Jan T. Gross. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 8 p.m. $8-10. (415) 292-1233.




sunday   |  18

“The Garden of Ruth.”
With professor Eva Etzioni-Halevy. At Congregation B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 2:30 p.m. (415) 664-7373.

 


benefits & social events

sunday   |  11

Super Sunday.
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley. All day. (408) 357-7501. http://www.jvalley.org.

Pizza Bingo. At Congregation Rodef Sholom, 170 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 5 p.m. (415) 479-7433.




monday   |  12

Blue Monday.
YAD. At Dulce, 440 Broadway St., S.F. 7 p.m. $10. (415) 512-6280.




wednesday   |  13

HEEB magazine release party and virtual kissing booth.
21+. At Café du Nord, 2170 Market St., S.F. 7 p.m. $5. http://www.cafedunord.com.

 



singles

saturday   |  10

Pleasanton Ridge hike.
In the Southeast Bay. Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. 1 p.m. $3. (510) 505-0213.

Early Dine Out: Palo Alto Creamery. Emanu-El 49ers. At Temple Emanu-El, 1010 University Ave., San Jose. 4:30 p.m. (408) 292-0939.




sunday   |  11

Breakfast and Banter.
Mensch Link. At Michael’s Restaurant, 2960 Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. 11 a.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Valentines Day chocolate & wine tasting and hike. In Sonoma County. Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. 12 p.m. $10. (707) 823-9555.

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

Relationship reading group. Mensch Link. At Country Inn and Suites, 1300 Chesapeake Terrace, Sunnyvale. 7 p.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




tuesday   |  13

Knitting lessons in Walnut Creek.
Jewish East Bay Singles 55+. 12:30 p.m. (510) 297-5601. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




wednesday   |  14

“Coffee talk for moms: What makes a home Jewish?”
  At Contra Costa JCC Gallery, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 9:30 a.m. Free. (925) 943-1484.




thursday   |  15

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




friday   |  16

Refreshment and Relaxing Rendezvous.
Mensch Link. At Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4290 Bistro and Bar, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. 7 p.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)




saturday   |  17

Mt. Tam - West Side hike, Marin.
Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. 10:40 a.m. Free. (510) 451-5252.

Walking tour. Mensch Link. At Roth Building, 300 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. 3 p.m. (650) 324-9610.

Scharffen Berger Chocolate Factory tour. In the East Bay. Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. 3:15 p.m. $3. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Elephant Bar and Restaurant. Emanu-El 49ers. At 19780 Stevens Creek Blvd., San Jose. 4:30 p.m. (650) 965-0950.




sunday   |  18

Breakfast and Banter.
At Michael’s Restaurant, 2960 Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. 11 a.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




monday   |  19

Tilden Park hike.
In the East Bay. Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. 11 a.m. Free. (510) 964-1467.