Jewish Media

Film & Video

San Francisco


San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

145 Ninth St., Suite 200 San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 621-0556 Fax: (415) 621-0568 jewishfilm@sfjff.org www.sfjff.org
Marketing & communications manager Nate Gellman

With over three decades of leadership, this is the first and largest film festival of its kind and the signature program of the Jewish Film Institute, a San Francisco nonprofit media arts organization that inspires communities in San Francisco and around the world to expand their understanding Jewish life through film, media and dialogue. Annually showcasing over 70 films from more than a dozen countries, the festival is an important stop on the Bay Area arts calendar and the largest Jewish cultural event in the region. Programs include music, food, parties, and opportunities to interact with filmmakers and artists. Screening in five Bay Area venues in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Oakland, Berkeley and San Rafael, this is an influential showcase bringing together filmmakers and audiences to celebrate Jewish cinema and explore its new frontiers.

Carmel

Carmel Jewish Film Festival

Congregation Beth Israel Carmel 5716 Carmel Valley Road Carmel, CA 93923
(800) 838-3006 Carmeljff@sbcglobal.net www.carmeljff.org

Celebrates the artistry of film and educates viewers with film offerings conceived and created through a Jewish lens. The intention is to entertain, to provoke discussion and to provide experiences that engage both mind and heart, helping to bridge cultural and religious differences and contribute to solidarity and peace within the greater community.

San Francisco

Jewish Community Library

Jewish LearningWorks 1835 Ellis St. San Francisco`, CA 94115
(415) 567-3327 library@jewishlearningworks.org www.jewishcommunitylibrary.org
Director Howard Freedman
Reader services librarian Rose Katz

Northern California's largest collection of Jewish media features hundreds of DVDs and videos on a wide range of subjects, including dozens of Israeli feature films, all circulating to the public at no charge. Extensive public programs include film classes and screenings.  Located on the Jewish Community High School campus, with free gated garage; parking entrance on Pierce Street between Ellis and Eddy streets.

Sonoma

Sonoma County Jewish Film Festival

Jewish Community Center Sonoma County Mail to: 1301 Farmers Lane, Suite C103 Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 528-4222 Fax: (707) 528-4288 lorip@jccsoco.org www.jccsoco.org
Assistant director Lori Pahler (707) 526-5538

Annual fall film festival featuring award-winning films from documentaries to dramas, portraying Jewish life around the world.

Periodicals

San Francisco

J. The Jewish News of Northern California

225 Bush St. Fax: Suite 480 San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 263-7200 Fax: (415) 263-7211 info@jweekly.com www.jweekly.com
Publisher Steve Gellman
Editor Sue Fishkoff

Covering Bay Area Jewish life since 1895, J. offers a weekly print edition and e-newsletter, as well as a growing social media presence. Local, national and international news, features and opinion pieces focusing on Israel and the Jewish world.  Print subscriptions: $46.50/year. For a free 4-week print trial, email subscriptions@jweekly.com. Sign up for free weekly e-newsletter at www.jweekly.com/newsletter. Follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jewishsf or on Twitter @jewishsf.

 

South Bay

JValley.news

Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley 14855 Oka Road Fax: Suite 200 Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 357-7503 Fax: (408) 356-0733 amanda@jvalley.org www.jvalley.org
Executive editor Amanda Glincher

Four-color newspaper delivered to 8,000 Jewish homes in Silicon Valley. Published six times yearly, it covers local, national and international news of importance to the Jewish community. Includes a comprehensive calendar section of all Jewish events in Silicon Valley.

San Francisco

New Life Russian Émigré Bulletin

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco 3200 California St. San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 292-1275/ (415) 292-1239 Fax: (415) 276-1550 newlife@jccsf.org www.jccsf.org/newlife
Editor Olga Makedontseva
Business manager Yanina Nemirovskaya

Russian-language bulletin that helps Bay Area Russian Jewish émigrés adapt to Jewish American life. Annual circulation is nearly 4,000 subscribers

Television/Radio

Bay Area

Binah

KALW 91.7FM
www.kalw.org/programs/binah

A weekly radio show and podcast featuring lectures and programs presented at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. Podcasts are on the KALW, JCCSF and NPR websites and can be downloaded on iTunes.

Bay Area

Mosaic

CBS-5
(415) 254-1147 jewishtvsf@gmail.com
Producer Suzan Berns

Interview show airing Sundays at 5 a.m. on KPIX-5, Channel 5. Jews, Catholics and Protestants rotate weeks. Jewish segment host Rabbi Eric Weiss focuses on culture and religious and community issues.