THE JCCSF Announces A SERIES OF POP-UPS WITH FEDERAL DONUTS

Today, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced a series of pop-ups featuring Chef Michael Solomonov, Steven Cook and Tom Henneman of Federal Donuts. The trio are coming back to San Francisco from Philadelphia to celebrate the recent launch of their new book, “Federal Donuts: The (Partially) True Spectacular Story,” with three unique opportunities to taste great food from the famous fried chicken and donut powerhouse. . These events include the Zahav Hanukkah Dinner at the Alembic on Thursday, December 14 at 5 p.m., the debut of San Francisco’s first Federal Donuts Pop-Up at Hanukkah Shabbatikkah FRYday on Friday, December 15 at 4 p.m., and the Federal DUNA: Lángos, Coffee and Book Signing pop-up event on Saturday, December 16 from 10 a.m.—1 p.m. These three events are part of the JCCSF Pop-Up series, which provides convenient, fun and meaningful experiences inspired by Jewish holidays, wisdom and values city-wide to the broader San Francisco community.

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THE JCCSF Announces A new series: Science on the screen 

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced today Science on the Screen, a new series that creatively pairs cutting-edge scientists with classic science fiction films. Presented by leading science and technology experts, the series reveals the science of everyday living, explores where science and art connect, and inspires middle and high school students to explore the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). The series will include three events, each featuring a different expert, movie, and interactive activity hosted by community partner, the California Academy of Sciences.

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THE JCCSF Announces MISSION MURALS: ART, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY PRESERVATION

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced today the opening of Mission Murals: Art, Politics and Community Preservation, a new exhibition in the Katz Snyder Gallery. Celebrating the vibrant murals found throughout San Francisco’s Mission District, the exhibit showcases the creativity and civic issues close to the hearts of the community, emphasizing the power of art to motivate movements and calls for change. The dynamic exhibition features documentary photographs, posters, handbills, tools, and ephemera by Precita Eyes Muralists, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating communities about the process and the history of public art, as well as the work of documentary photographer Dick Evans.

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the jccsf celebrates VANISHING POINT: THE 3.9 ART COLLECTIVE  REFLECTS ON BLACK COMMUNITIES IN SAN FRANCISCO

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced today Vanishing Point: The 3.9 Art Collective Reflects on Black Communities in San Francisco, an exhibition in the Katz Snyder Gallery, will end on Friday, October 13, 2017. With creeping gentrification in the twenty-first century, the black population of San Francisco is increasingly marginalized and invisible. Vanishing Point explores proposals for the survival of black people and artists in the city, while seeking to open a conversation on black history and the future of black populations in San Francisco.

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THE JCCSF Announces Lineup for the 2017–18 Arts & Ideas Series

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced the events for the 2017–18 Arts & Ideas series, featuring dynamic conversations with thought-provoking artists, acclaimed authors, historians and thought leaders. The lineup also includes event series’ that offer something for everyone of all ages, including Bad Movie Night, JCCSF’s Eat, Drink & Be Literary, Mark Cantor’s Giants of Jazz on Film, and Science on the Screen. The lineup will continue to expand as additional events are announced. 

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