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Friday, April 13, 2007

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art

ongoing

“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.

“Made in Israel.” Rare vintage Israeli posters. Through May. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. (415) 292-1233.

“The Mystical Hebrew Alphabet: Layers of Meaning, Fabric of Time.” Through May 24. At Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City.

“Pedestrian Sightings: Tel Aviv November 2006.” Photographs by Rabbi Bernie Robinson. Through September. At Congregation Kol Shofar, 215 Blackfield Drive, Tiburon.

“Purim and Passover: Artifacts to Remind.” Through May 1. At the Jewish Heritage Museum at the Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living, 4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville. (925) 964-2076.

“Remembrance and Hope.” Paintings by Chris Ranes. Through July 29. At Elizabeth S. and Alvin I. Fine Museum, Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. (415) 751-2535.

“We Remember: Holocaust Images and Life Masks of Holocaust Survivors.” Through May 4. At Elliot Fouts Gallery, 4749 J St., Sacramento. http://www.robertsutz.com.




sunday   |  15

“Children of Jerusalem.”
Exhibit of artwork created by Israeli and Palestinian children. Wednesday to Sunday through July 8. At Zeum, 221 Fourth St., S.F. $6-$8. http://www.zeum.org.

 


music & dance

saturday   |  7

“Women in Jazz” featuring Corky Hale.
At Kanbar Hall, JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. $15-$22. (415) 292-1233.




sunday   |  8

“The Dance of Redemption.”
Music, dance and storytelling. At Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince St., Berkeley. 7 p.m. $15-$18. http://www.chochmat.org.




thursday   |  12

Michelle Citrin.
Folk-pop singer/songwriter. At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 7:30 p.m. $12. (415) 444-8000.

 



theater

ongoing

“Death of a Salesman.”
  Traveling Jewish Theatre. At Project Artaud Theater, 450 Florida St., S.F. $15-$45. Through April 29. http://www.atjt.com.




sunday   |  8

“Not-A-Seder.”
Passover cabaret hosted by the Progressive Jewish Alliance. At La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. 7 p.m. $10-$15. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




thursday   |  12

“Judgment at Nuremberg — A Two-Act Play.”
At Randall Museum Theater, 199 Museum Way, S.F. 7:30 p.m. Also April 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m., and April 15 at 3 p.m. Free. http://www.sffct.org.

 



tv & radio

friday   |  13

“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   |  15

“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

tuesday   |  10

“The Essential Kabbalah: The Jewish Mystical Tradition.”
With Rabbi Stacy Friedman. At Congregation Rodef Sholom, 170 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 12 p.m. Free. (415) 479-3441.

“Holy Relationships.” With Tsvi Bar David. Tuesdays through May 15. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 7 p.m. $70-$75. (415) 292-1278.




wednesday   |  11

Etgar Keret — “On Talking Fish and Hairy Soccer-Loving Girlfriends.”
Conversation and film excerpts. At Stanford University, Building 420, Room 041. 6 p.m. Free. (650) 725-0577.

Jewish Plays: Reader’s Theatre. Explore the play “See Under: LOVE” with playwright Corey Fischer. Wednesdays through May 2. At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 7 p.m. $55. (415) 444-8000.




thursday   |  12

“Beyond Anne Frank: Hidden Children and Postwar Families in Holland.”
Reading and talk with Diane L. Wolf. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. (415) 567-3327 ext. 703.

“Jewish Superheroes.” With local comic book expert Rabbi Harry Manhoff. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. Free. (510) 839-2900 ext. 347.

Etgar Keret: “The Nimrod Flipout.” At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 8 p.m. http://www.jccsf.org.




friday   |  13

“These Are the Obligations.”
With scholar-in-residence Judith R. Baskin. At Peninsula Temple Beth El, 1700 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. 6:15 p.m. And 12 p.m. Saturday, April 14. Free. (650) 341-7701.




saturday   |  14

Yom HaShoah observance with Panther Alier, a Lost Boy of Sudan.
At Congregation Shomrei Torah, 1717 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa. 7 p.m. Free. (707) 578-5519.




sunday   |  15

“The Spiritual Dynamics of Jewish Prayer.”
With Rabbi Levi Weiman-Kelman. At Congregation Rodef Sholom, 170 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 9:20 a.m. Up to $10. (415) 479-3441.

“Rebuilding Our Lives: From Darkness to Light.” Sonoma County Yom HaShoah commemoration. At the Friedman Center, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 2 p.m. Free. http://www.nershalom.org.

“An Afternoon on the Holocaust and Resistance.” At Temple Isaiah, 3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette. 5 p.m. (510) 839-2900 ext. 253.

Yom HaShoah remembrance through song, readings and art. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. 5 p.m. Free. (650) 961-1909.

“Remembering the Holocaust From Generation to Generation.” At Congregation Rodef Sholom, 170 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 6 p.m. (415) 419-3632.

Yom HaShoah — Holocaust Commemoration Day. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. And 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 16 at Temple Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City. http://www.hcnc.org.

“A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious?” With Rabbi George Gittleman. Sundays through May 6. At Congregation Shomrei Torah, 1717 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa. 7 p.m. $36. (707) 545-3280.




monday   |  16

Israeli cooking for young adults.
With j. cook columnist Rebecca Ets-Hokin. Mondays through April 30. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. $60-$90. (415) 751-2535.

“Pivotal Moments: The Daily Struggle for Survival.” North Peninsula Yom HaShoah commemoration. At Temple Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City. 6:30 p.m. Free. (650) 961-1922.

“From Ezra to Einstein.” Jewish history from the biblical period to the modern day. With Rabbi Joshua Strulowitz. Mondays through May 7. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 7 p.m. $60-$70. (415) 292-1278.

“Listening to the Past: An Introduction to Oral History for the Family Historian.” San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. 7 p.m. Free. http://www.jewishgen.org/sfbajgs.

 


benefits & social events

friday   |  6

Young adult Passover dinner.
At Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. 7 p.m. $15-$18. (650) 212-PJCC.




saturday   |  7

Sea Shanty Sing.
YeaShOre Community. At Hyde Street Pier, S.F. 7:30 p.m. http://www.yeashore.org.

Ballroom dance party. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 8 p.m. $12-$15. (415) 292-1241.




sunday   |  8

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

Passover seder in Russian. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. 5:30 p.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




tuesday   |  10

Leavened Tuesday: Passover pizza and beer.
JCF Young Adults Division. At Goat Hill Pizza, 525 Howard St., S.F. 7 p.m. $20-$25. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




wednesday   |  11

Mimouna celebration.
Traditional Moroccan food, sights and sounds. At Kehillah Jewish High School, 3900 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 7 p.m. $5-$15. http://www.jimena.org.




thursday   |  12

B’nai Brith annual Israel Independence dinner.
With speaker Deputy Consul General Ishmail Khaldi. At San Francisco Humanities Building, 1185 Vicente St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. (415) 752-9304.

 



singles

saturday   |  7

Lake Chabot hike.
Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. In the East Bay. 1:20 p.m. $3. (510) 505-0213.




sunday   |  8

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

Breakfast and banter. Mensch Link. At Michael’s Restaurant, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. 11:30 a.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve hike. Bay Area Jewish Hiking Singles. On the South Peninsula. 2 p.m. $3. (408) 738-1319.

Singles hike on Mt. Diablo. Yachad, Temple Isaiah’s Singles Over 40. At Temple Isaiah, 3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette. 4 p.m. (925) 283-8575 ext. 301.




sunday   |  15

Breakfast and banter.
Mensch Link. At Michael’s Restaurant, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. 11:30 a.m. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).