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art

ongoing

“Adieu Sweet Shabbat.” Antique and contemporary objects used for Havdallah. Through Aug. 31. At Jewish Heritage Museum at Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living, 4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville. http://www.rcjl.org.

“Animals of the Bible.” Multimedia paintings by Israeli native Tamar Assaf. Through Aug. 27. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. http://www.siliconvalleyjcc.org. Also through Sept. 21 at Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. http://www.pjcc.org.

“Black Sabbath.” Audio exhibit on black-Jewish ties in recorded music. Through Feb. 8. “Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?” Through Oct. 16. “Gertrude Stein: Five Stories” Through Sept. 6. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. http://www.thecjm.org.

“The Bible Illuminated: R. Crumb’s Book of Genesis.” Legendary comic artist’s take on the Old Testament. Through Sept. 25. At the San Jose Museum of Art, 110 South Market St., San Jose. http://www.sanjosemuseumofart.org.

“Past Is Prologue.” Artist Barbara Michelman’s photo montage from Lithuania. Through Sept. 12. At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. http://www.marinjcc.org.




theater

ongoing

“Korczak’s Children.” ACT Young Conservatory production about Jewish orphanage in World War II–era Warsaw. Through Aug. 6. At Hastings Studio Theater. At 77 Geary St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. $10. http://www.act-sf.org.

Awarhol josh kornbluth
Monologist Josh Kornbluth will perform his comedic, thought-provoking piece “Andy Warhol: Good for the Jews?” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 in Napa. The performance, based on Warhol’s portraits of 10 Jews, will be accompanied by a silent wine auction and a complimentary nosh. At Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main St., Napa. $25-$30. For more information call (707) 226-7372.

sunday   |   7

“Metamorphosis.” Theatrical production of Kafka’s tale as performed by a Jewish theater company in the Warsaw Ghetto. Presented by Youth Arts, the San Francisco Theater Festival and Jewish Community High School of the Bay. In the Fleet Room, Bldg. D, Fort Mason Center, S.F. 3:30 p.m. Free. http://sftheaterfestival.org.

ongoing

“Korczak’s Children.” ACT Young Conservatory production about Jewish orphanage in World War II–era Warsaw. Through Aug. 6. At Hastings Studio Theater. At 77 Geary St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. $10.

www.act-sf.org.

sunday   |   7

“Metamorphosis.” Theatrical production of Kafka’s tale as performed by a Jewish theater company in the Warsaw Ghetto. Presented by Youth Arts, the San Francisco Theater Festival and Jewish Community High School of the Bay. In the Fleet Room, Bldg. D,

Fort Mason Center, S.F. 3:30 p.m. Free. http://sftheaterfestival.org.


film & video

saturday   |   6

“Incessant Visions — Letters from an Architect,” 12:15 p.m.; “Bobby Fischer Against the World,” 2:10 p.m.; “Mabul (The Flood),” 4:20 p.m.; “Joanna,” 6:35 p.m.; “Polish Bar,” 8:55 p.m. S.F. Jewish Film Festival. At Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 4th St., San Rafael. http://www.sfjff.org.

“Precious Life,” 12:20 p.m.; “Next Year in Bombay” with “Starring David,” 2:20 p.m.; “In Heaven Underground: The Weissensee Jewish Cemetery,” 4:40 p.m.; “Life Is Too Long” with “Grandpa Looked Like William Powell,” 6:45 p.m.; “The Matchmaker,” 8:55 p.m. S.F. Jewish Film Festival. At Roda Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley. http://www.sfjff.org.

“Strangers No More” with “Transparent Black,” 1 p.m.; “Otto Frank, Father of Anne” with “Inventory,” 2:30 p.m.; “The Hangman” with “I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors,” 4:30 p.m.; “Little Rose,” 6:20 p.m.; “Intimate Grammar,” 8:45 p.m. S.F. Jewish Film Festival. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. http://www.sfjff.org.

sunday   |   7

“Next Year in Bombay” with “Starring David,” 11:20 a.m.; “In Another Lifetime” with “All Done and Dusted,” 1:40 p.m.; “Intimate Grammar,” 3:50 p.m.; “Little Rose,” 6:20 p.m.; “Life Is Too Long” with “Grandpa Looked Like William Powell,” 8:55 p.m. S.F. Jewish Film Festival. At Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 4th St., San Rafael. http://www.sfjff.org.

“Precious Life,” 12:10 p.m.; “Eichmann’s End: Love, Betrayal, Death,” 2:10 p.m.; “The Queen Has No Crown,” 4:15 p.m.; “Mabul (The Flood),” 6:15p.m.; “The Roundup,” 8:30 p.m. S.F. Jewish Film Festival. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. http://www.sfjff.org.

monday   |   8

“Standing Silent,” 4:30 p.m.; “The Roundup,” 6:20 p.m.; “The Matchmaker,” 8:55 p.m. S.F. Jewish Film Festival. At Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 4th St., San Rafael. http://www.sfjff.org.


tv & radio

thursday   |   11

“Freilach.” With DJ Gershom. KGGV FM 95.1 Guerneville.

 


lectures & workshops

saturday   |   6

“Everything You Need to Know About Security.” Lecture about personal and synagogue security by Berkeley police officer Jerome Cobert, co-founder of NorCal Shomrim chapter. At Chabad of the East Bay, 2730A Telegraph Ave., Berkeley. 1 p.m. Free. RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

friday   |   12

“Remembering Rabbi Michael Robinson.” Memorial lecture about the social activist rabbi who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. Congregation Shomrei Torah’s Social Action Committee. At 2600 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. 7:30 p.m. Free. (707) 569-8879.


benefits & social events

friday   |   5

“Family Shabbat Dinner.” Shabbat songs, challah, and events for preschool and school-age kids. At the Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 4:30 p.m. Free. (650) 223-8788 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

“PJ Library’s Storytime at All Shabbat Camp.” Songs, candlelighting, Kiddush and a story for preschool-age children. At the Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 11:30 a.m. Free. http://www.jvalley.org/pjlibrary.

“Temple Emanu-El’s 150th Anniversary Shabbat Celebration.” Wine, cheese, Shabbat service and live music by the San Jose String Quartet. At 1010 University Ave., San Jose. 6:30 p.m. Free. (415) 751-2535.

saturday   |   6

“Bonfire with Sea Side Stories Theme.” YeaShOre Community and BayJews.org. Meet at the Beach Chalet, 1000 Great Highway, S.F. 6:30 p.m. Free. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

wednesday   |   10

“Café by the Bay.” Teens from Jewish Children and Family Services Impact camp program join monthly Holocaust survivors group for lunch, conversation. At JFCS, 600 Fifth Ave., San Rafael. 12:30 p.m. Free. (415) 419-3635.

“Float Night Pool Party and Barbeque.” Swimming, games, prizes and music by DJ Aaron David. At Addison-Penzak JCC Field and Aquatics Center, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 5 p.m. Free admission, barbecue $5-$8. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

thursday   |   11

“A Jewish Evening of Love.” Celebrate the Jewish holiday of love, Tu B’Av, with poetry discussion, Israeli folk dancing, cupcake decorating, champagne and chocolate. 21 and over. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 7 p.m. Free. (510) 410-0622.

“PJ Library Flexible Fun at Houge Park.” Songs, stories and fun on the playgrounds. Bring a vegetarian picnic dinner . Drinks and dessert provided. At Houge Park, San Jose, 6 p.m. Free. RSVP to (408) 255-3109.

friday   |   12

“Party to Welcome New Rabbi.” Kosher barbecue with live music and Shabbat service to welcome Rabbi Joel Rembaum. At Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 6 p.m. $7-$18, free for under 4. (707) 360-3000.

sunday   |   14

“Jews Next Dor Pool Party.” Bring munchies, drinks to share and your own towel. In Santa Clara. 1:30 p.m. Free. RVSP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).



singles

saturday   |   6

Angel Island hike. Haverim Connection and Sierra Singles. At Angel Island Ferry Terminal, 21 Main St., Tiburon. 10:45 a.m. $13.50 for ferry. RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

sunday   |   7

“Brunch and Shmooze.” Haverim Connection. At Michaels Restaurant, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View. Also Aug. 14 at Café La Tartine. 830 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. 11:30 a.m. RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

saturday   |   13

Alameda Shoreline walk. Bay Area Jewish Singles Hiking Club. At Shoreline Drive and Broadway, Alameda. 2:30 p.m. $1. (408) 817-5686.

sunday   |   14

Point Pinole Regional Shoreline hike. Bay Area Jewish Singles Hiking Club. At Point Pinole parking lot, 5551 Giant Highway, Richmond. 11 a.m. $1. (925) 228-4213.