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Summer Family Access Day. Programs for families, teens and young adults with any kind of disability. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 12 p.m. Free; RSVP required. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or


“Prophecy in Motion.” Animation students display art based on classic sources. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. Included with admission.


Anniversary art show. Art by 14 Bay Area Russian Jewish artists celebrating 20 years of programming by Oshman Family JCC’s Russian department. Through Aug. 30. Also “Six Dots,” exhibit by 30 Israeli artists who draw inspiration from the Star of David. Through Sept. 27. Also “Language as Image” by Joyce Savre. Through Sept. 7. And “Vanishing Birds” by Rita Sklar. Through Oct. 26. At JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.

“An American Experience: Growing Up Jewish in America.” Exhibit displays heritage of residents and family members of the Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living. Through Aug. 27. At Jewish Heritage Museum, 4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville.

“California Dreaming.” Multimedia exhibit exploring Jewish life in the Bay Area from Gold Rush to present. Through Oct. 16. “Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought.” Exhibit explores the role of trees in design, art and Jewish thought. Through Sept. 9. “Stanley Saitowitz: Judaica.” New perspectives from the S.F.-based architect. Through Oct. 16. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F.

“Jews of Kaifeng.” Exhibit of maps, photos and documents on the Jews of Kaifeng, China. Part of Israel China Cultural Festival. Through Aug. 31. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. Free.

“Sephardic Women of Turkey.” Photographs by Audrey Ray Daniel. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. Through Aug. 24.


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