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This Is Bay Area Jewry at Peninsula Temple Sholom

Exhibition on display Feb. 1 – April 20

An African-American woman named after a 17th century Angolan queen. A German-American gay man whose roots lie in the country’s breadbasket–the farms of Indiana.

Lehrhaus March Community Partner Events

Lehrhaus is a community partner for the JFI WinterFest March 4-5 at the Alamo Drafthouse and Roxi Theater in San Francisco. Lehrhaus will be co-presenting the film Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story.  Lehrhaus is also a co-sponsor of SPARK, a new, innovative community-wide Jewish learning experience at Congregation Emanu-El March 14, 21, and 28.

Cosmopolitans: The History of Jewish San Francisco

Join historian Fred Rosenbaum February 16 at 7:30 pm at the Hewlett Teaching Center at Stanford University to explore how the Jewish experience in the Bay Area has been different from the rest of the United States. Learn more

Beginning and Intermediate Hebrew in Berkeley

The next session of beginning and intermediate modern Hebrew with Mira Peretz starts Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the JCC East Bay.

Jewish Community Forum March 19 in San Francisco

Lehrhaus offered a half-day symposium titled The Refugee: Fleeing Oppression From the Exodus to Modern Times November 13, 2016. The symposium took place a few days after the election and since then the refugee issue has become even more urgent and salient. Lehrhaus supports JCRC’s statement released Jan. 31 in response to recent executive orders targeting refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations. Lehrhaus is a community partner for the Jewish Community Forum on March 19 at the Jewish Community High School of the Bay. (more…)