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11:00 am

“Lest We Forget” closing conversation

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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Artist Luigi Toscano discusses his large-scale portraits of Holocaust survivors on their last day of exhibition at San Francisco’s Civic Center. Included with admission.

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2:00 pm

Gan Riki

May 19 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 12, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on May 18, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

Starbright Theater, 1770 W. Campbell Ave.
Campbell, CA United States
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Jewish Circle Theatre presents a play by Israeli author David Grossman about a group of preschoolers, all of whom are played by adults. In Hebrew. For ages 10 and up. Six shows through May 19. In Hebrew with English supertitles.

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“American Pastoral” discussion

May 19 @ 2:00 pm
Jewish Community Library, 1836 Ellis St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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Facilitated discussion of Philip Roth’s book about an assimilated U.S. Jew whose daughter becomes involved with radical politics. One Bay One Book event. Free.

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Anat Cohen Tentet

May 19 @ 2:00 pm
SFJAZZ Center, 201 Franklin St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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Israeli American jazz clarinetist and saxophonist performs with her Brazilian-inspired ensemble. $30-$85.

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2:30 pm

True Colors

May 19 @ 2:30 pm
Jewish Community High School Of The Bay, 1835 Ellis St.,
San Francisco, CA United States
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New show from L.A.-based Jewish Women’s Theatre, looking at identity, Jews of color and being Jewish in modern times. $25-$30.

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3:00 pm

The Plot Against America: Then And Now

May 19 @ 3:00 pm
Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA United States
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Panel discussion on Philip Roth’s alternate history and how its vision echoes today. One Bay One Book event. Free.

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Almog Behar

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Magnes, 2121 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA United States
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Israeli poet delivers the Magnes’ 2019 Judith Lee Stronach Memorial Lecture on the teaching of poetry. Free.

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Jewish Teen Foundation grants celebration

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Glen Park Recreation Center, 70 Elk St.
San Francisco,
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Teens from around the area who have learned about philanthropy assemble to announce their grants to nonprofits. Free.

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Israeli Politics and the Media

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Congregation Beth Sholom, 301 14th Ave.,
San Francisco, CA United States
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Israeli Anat Balint, visiting scholar at SFSU, sizes things up in the aftermath of the recent elections. $15-$20, 17 and under free.

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Song of Songs Seder

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Urban Adamah, 1151 Sixth St.,
Berkeley, CA United States
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JeWitch Collective and Aquarian Minyan kick off Pride season with a music and dance event celebrating queer identity. $18-$36.

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5:30 pm

The Long Journey Home

May 19 @ 5:30 pm
Congregation B’nai Tikvah, 25 Hillcroft Way
Walnut Creek,
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Tela Burshtain talks about her perilous journey from Ethiopia to Sudan to Israel. Includes dinner featuring Ethiopian cuisine. 5:30 p.m. Lecture at 7 p.m. $5-8 for lecture, $15-$20 with dinner.

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6:30 pm

Hebrew Free Loan gala

May 19 @ 6:30 pm
California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Dr.
San Francisco, CA United States
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Celebrating 122 years of helping members of the NorCal Jewish community, with a “Night at the Museum” theme. $125-$250.

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San Francisco Ramadan Interfaith Community Iftar

May 19 @ 6:30 pm
B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St.
San Francisco,
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“Finding Commonality” is theme of interfaith event in observance of Ramadan. Break-the-fast potluck vegetarian dinner follows program.

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7:00 pm

Gan Riki

May 19 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 12, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on May 18, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

Starbright Theater, 1770 W. Campbell Ave.
Campbell, CA United States
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Jewish Circle Theatre presents a play by Israeli author David Grossman about a group of preschoolers, all of whom are played by adults. In Hebrew. For ages 10 and up. Six shows through May 19. In Hebrew with English supertitles.

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7:30 pm

Israeli Sing-Along

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA United States
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Led by the JCC’s Israeli Programs department, this event is in Hebrew. $15-$20.

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8:00 pm

Sarah Silverman

May 19 @ 8:00 pm
Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA United States
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Jewish comedian performs a set of song and comedy, and answers questions from the piano player, radio host Seth Rudetsky. $50-$150.

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