Tag: Bay Area

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SNL’s Andy Samberg and The Lonely Island Unleash Album

June 1, 2011 | by emily savage



Saturday Night Live star Andy Samberg met his The Lonely Island cohorts Justin Taccone and Akiva Schaeffer (all three Jewish) during the trio's junior high years in our beloved Berkeley. It's safe to say they've done quite well for…

Can!!Can you feel the beat?

June 30, 2010 | by emily savage


(photo by ken lackner/jewish daily forward)

While I hate the band’s punctuation choices, I love the music — spiritual heavy rock band Can!!Can will drop its album Monsters & Healers (Jdub) on iTunes/Amazon next Tuesday, July 6.


Local klezmer act Zoyres is no sour pickle

March 18, 2010 | by emily savage


Just can't get enough klezmer? Fear not, dear readers, this week I talked to local klezmer act Zoyres Eastern European Wild Ferment and - lucky you - they have two live shows this week:

1) Zoyres, Seth Augustus, &…

‘Rachel’ is controversial, but we’re still Jews.

August 10, 2009 | by elizabeth katzki

Yes, the film Rachel is controversial and it definitely caused a stir; it addressed an issue that had been boiling near the surface for quite some time in the Jewish community. I have an opinion on the actual film and its content, but that is not what I am writing…

From Jewish Bulletin to J. – My Journey in the Bay Area Jewish Community

July 2, 2009 | by elizabeth katzki
My family’s kitchen table has always donned at least one copy of the Jewish Bulletin/J. alongside the San Francisco Chronicle, and from the moment I could read, I picked up the Jewish Bulletin first. 

I have grown up reading the J. and remember the transition from Jewish Bulletin…