“Centuries of Biblical Art.” A collection of prints, drawings and watercolors. Through Dec. 31. At Elizabeth S. and Alvin I. Fine Museum, Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. (415) 751-2535.

“La Fruteria.” Tropical fruit watercolor paintings by Margo Mercedes Rivera-Weiss. Through Jan. 4. Opening reception at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. At La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. (510) 849-2568.

“Monastir: A Sephardic Community in the Balkans.” Photography exhibit designed by author Mark Cohen. Through Jan. 18. At Bureau of Jewish Education’s Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. (415) 567-3327.

“Opening of the Heart: Photographs and Stories of Israelis and Palestinians.” Beverly Duperly Boos photography. Through Jan. 31. At Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. (415) 444-8000.

“Our Country.” Photography by Israeli photojournalist Alex Levac. Opening reception at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 with choral performance by HaShirim. Exhibit Dec. 14 to 21. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. Reservations for reception ($12.50) by Dec. 8. (650) 493-4661.

“Our Daily Bread: Micha Bar-Am’s Photographs of Israel.” Through Jan. 20. At Graduate School of Journalism, Center for Photography, U.C. Berkeley, 121 North Gate Hall. (510) 642-3383.

“The Story of Hanukkah: A Suite of Paintings by Ori Sherman.” Through Jan. 5. At Elizabeth S. and Alvin I. Fine Museum, Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. (415) 751-2535.

Syril Cohn. Abstract expressionist paintings on display through Dec. 12. In the lobby of the Pacific Professional Building, 2100 Webster St., S.F.

“Women of Our Time.” Smithsonian photography exhibit includes images of Peggy Guggenheim, Emma Goldman, Gloria Steinem and more. Through Jan. 11. At Blackhawk Museum, 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville. (925) 736-2277.

“Winter Open Studios.” Includes bronze work by Claudia Cohen. Opening reception at 6 p.m. Dec. 5. Open studios 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8 at Industrial Center Building, 480 Gate Five Road, Sausalito. (415) 332-1077.