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art

sunday/26

“Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness.” Local metalsmith Aimee Golant talks about her art project, which includes a fully adorned Torah. At Afikomen Judaica, 3042 Claremont Ave., Berkeley. 3 p.m. Free. http://www.afikomen.com

thursday/30

“Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition.” Extensive exploration of works by “2001” filmmaker Stanley Kubrick including his unfinished project “Aryan Papers,” a Holocaust survival story. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. Included with museum admission. Exhibit through Oct. 30. http://www.thecjm.org (See story, 24)

thursday/14

“Jewish Perspectives on Kubrick.” Discussion between film studies professors Nathan Abrams, Geoffrey Cocks and Marat Grinberg. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. Included with museum admission. http://www.thecjm.org


music

friday/24

Mostly Kosher. Bay Area tour by the L.A.-based klezmer-fusion band. At Red Poppy Art House, 2698 Folsom St., S.F. 8 p.m. $10-$15. Also June 25 at Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. $12-$15.  Also June 27 at Saul’s Delicatessen, 1475 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. 6 p.m. Included with meal. http://www.mostlykosher.com

sunday/26

Silicon Valley Jewish Music Festival. Headliner Molly Ringwald sings from the American Jazz Songbook, with performances by Mostly Kosher, Lior Ben-Hur and Sol Tevél and Mister G. Also includes food and art vendors and a KidZone. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 2 to 7 p.m. $20. http://www.apjcc.org/music


kids & family

sunday/26

Drop-in art making. Workshops for children (and parents) to make rock ’n’ roll posters in conjunction with Bill Graham exhibit. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Included with museum admission, children under 18 free. http://www.thecjm.org

sunday/3

Drop-in art making. Workshop for children (and their parents) to design rocket ships and space stations based on Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey.” Also July 10. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 11 a.m. Included with museum admission, children under 18 free. http://www.thecjm.org


on stage

tuesday/28

“YidLive!” Creators-stars of the comedy web series “YidLife Crisis,” Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman, present a master class on web shows featuring skits and video clips. At PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F. 8 p.m. $10-$13. http://www.jfi.org


film & video

tuesday/28

“Munich ’72 and Beyond.” Documentary chronicling the events and aftermath of the murders of 11 Israeli Olympic athletes by terrorists. At Jewish Family & Children’s Services, 2150 Post St., S.F. 6 p.m. Free. http://www.jfcs.org/munich72

wednesday/29

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From Jerusalem to San Francisco. Can’t wait for the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival? Get the lowdown on the lineup at an official SFJFF sneak preview. Jay Rosenblatt, the festival’s program director, will introduce highlights from the upcoming season — including Aaron Davidman’s “Wrestling Jerusalem“ (above) accompanied by film clips. The 36th annual festival opens on July 21.

7 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 at Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. Free, but RSVP requested. http://www.marinjcc.org

 

friday/1

“Wedding Doll.” Film about a mentally disabled young Israeli woman who lives with her mother and dreams of independence and finding love. In Hebrew with English subtitles. Theatrical opening. At Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F. Also at Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 Fourth St., San Rafael. http://www.weddingdollthemovie.com (See story, 25)



lectures & workshops

friday/24

Limmud Bay Area 2016. Two-day grassroots Jewish learning event with 80 seminars on a range of topics and Camp Limmud for children under 14. At Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park. Through June 26. Prices vary. http://www.limmudbayarea.org

sunday/26

Miracle in Entebbe 40-year anniversary. Former IDF paratrooper Sassy Reuven recounts his role in Israeli rescue of hostages from hijacked airliner in July 1976. At Chabad of the Mid-Peninsula, Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City. 7 p.m. $15-$18. http://www.chabadmidpen.com. Also June 27 at Chabad Jewish Center of Novato, 7430 Redwood Blvd. 7 p.m. $15-$18. http://www.jewishnovato.com. Also June 28 at Chabad of Solano County, 730 E. Main St., Vacaville. 7 p.m. $10-$15. http://www.jewishsolano.com


benefits & social events

friday/24

“HUBad SoMa Shul.” Chabad of S.F. happy hour with Shabbat services and optional dinner. At S.F. School of Digital Filmmaking, 925 Mission St., Suite 108, S.F. 5 p.m. Free, dinner $25 suggested donation. http://www.chabadsf.org

friday/24

Gjpick-pride-flags_small_sizeWave the flag at Pride 2016. The Jewish community is celebrating Pride and everyone is invited to join in. Glitter Kehilla and Keshet will host a Shabbat potluck picnic before the S.F. Trans March at 5 p.m. June 24. Congregation Beth El of Berkeley and S.F. Congregations Emanu-El and Sha’ar Zahav both will hold Pride Shabbats (plus a potluck Pride Seder at Sha’ar Zahav). Check out the Israeli consulate’s booth June 26 at the Civic Center. It will highlight LGBT life in Israel.And if you want to march with a Jewish contingent on June 26 at the Pride Parade in San Francisco, join Keshet and the JCCSF, synagogue contingents and other Jewish groups marching down Market Street. Events are free unless noted.

Friday, June 24: Shabbat Picnic at Trans March, 5 p.m., Dolores Park, S.F.; Sha’ar Zahav Pride Seder, 5:30 p.m. ($10) and Pride Shabbat, 7:30 p.m.; Emanu-El Pride Shabbat, 6 p.m.; Beth El Pride Shabbat, 6:15 p.m. Sunday, June 26: Pride Parade, 10:30 a.m. Additional information: http://www.keshetonline.org/events or congregational websites

 

sunday/26

Big Tent Judaism Cheese Blintz Story Slam and Tasting. Social event for sharing personal Jewish stories and cheese blintzes. At Apple Box, 224 B St., Petaluma. 3 p.m. RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

saturday/9

Café Shalom. Monthly Israeli folk dancing event. Dance requests and children welcome. At St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 1399 43rd Ave., S.F. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. $5-$8. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (next dates: August 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10)

sunday/10

Gjpick-dragons_small_sizeSupport your local midfielder. Jews and soccer. What more can one say? The Burlingame Dragons, a minor league soccer club that draws up to 3,000 fans, will host Jewish Heritage Day in its final regular-season match against the Las Vegas Mobsters. Food trucks, children’s activities, photo opportunities with Dragons mascot Torch and a post-match Q&A with Dragons’ Jewish forward Sam Ebstein are on the bill.

3 p.m. Sunday, July 10 at Burlingame High School, 1 Mangini Way. $5. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 

thursday/14

“A Yemeni Feast.” Cooking workshop on how to make the condiment z’hug, masoob (banana-date custard) and Yemeni flatbread. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 7 p.m. $55-$60. http://www.jccsf.org




books

thursday/30

“Flavors of Oakland: A Cookbook in 20 Stories.” Oaklanders Anya Ku and Elazar Sontag discuss their story-filled cookbook with J. food writer Alix Wall. Includes samples. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. $5. http://www.jcceastbay.org/flavorsofoakland

wednesday/13

Myra Strober. Stanford professor discusses her book “Sharing the Work” about her life as an economist, teacher and Reform Jew. At Mrs. Dalloway’s, 2904 College Ave., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. Free. http://www.myrastrober.com


ongoing

on stage

“Lightning in the Brain.” Traveling Jewish Theatre co-founder Corey Fischer’s musical theater piece about identity and memory. At the Marsh, 1062 Valencia St., S.F. Through July 19. $20-$100. http://www.themarsh.org

art

Contemporary Jewish Museum

736 Mission St., S.F.

“Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution.” Retrospective exhibit about the life and career of the S.F. Jewish rock concert promoter. Closes July 5. “In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art.” Collaborating artists series features artist Jenny Odell and stylist and window designer Philip Buscemi. Closes July 5. http://www.thecjm.org

Jewish Community Library

1835 Ellis St., S.F.

“Il Ghetto: The Venice Ghetto at 500.” Exhibition exploring history of the Venice Ghetto, established in 1516. Co-presented by Museo Italo Americano. Through July. http://www.jewishcommunitylibrary.org

Osher Marin JCC

200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael

“Not Forgotten.” Israel-based Sephardic artist Erella Teitler’s collage and multimedia exhibit on cultural history of Jews from Arab countries. Co-presented by JIMENA. Through Aug. 31. http://www.tinyurl.com/marin-teitler

Oshman Family JCC

3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto

“Labscapes.” Exhibition of microscopic photographs taken by researchers of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, courtesy of American Technion Society. Through Aug. 1. http://www.paloaltojcc.org

Peninsula JCC

800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City

“Who’s Huldah?” Art exhibit centered on stories of women from the Bible. Closes June 29. http://www.pjcc.org

Temple Sinai

2808 Summit St., Oakland

“This is Bay Area Jewry.” Photography exhibit documenting breadth of local Jewish couples and families. Co-sponsored by Lehrhaus Judaica and Building Jewish Bridges. Closes June 30. http://www.lehrhaus.org

save the date

Jewish Cultural Festival

Addison-Penzak JCC, Los Gatos Aug. 7

Oakland A’s Jewish Heritage Night

Aug. 19

 

jewish calendar

Shabbat

June 24, 2016 / Sivan 18, 5776

Light candles at 8:17 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 9:23 p.m.

July 1, 2016 / Sivan 25, 5776

Light candles at 8:17 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 9:22 p.m.

July 8, 2016 / Tammuz 2, 5776

Light candles at 8:16 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 9:20 p.m.