wednesday | 1

“Israel ArtFest 2006.” Through Feb. 5. At Congregation Beth El, 1301 Oxford St., North Berkeley. (510) 848-3988.

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Israeli art exhibit and sale. At Temple Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City. 7 p.m. Exhibit runs through Feb. 12. RSVP to (650) 366-8481.


“Architecture in Art.” Sketches by Jewish artist Louis Kahn. Through Feb. 4. At George Krevsky Gallery, 77 Geary St., S.F. (415) 397-9748.

“Continuum X” by Shelly I. Lependorf and Stan Shire and “Flowers” by Susi Lewinsky. Through March 12. At Elizabeth S. and Alvin I. Fine Museum, Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. (415) 751-2535.

“Houses and Housing: Portability in Jewish Faith and Culture,” through May 14; “Revisions, Larry Abramson: Searching for the Ideal City,” through July 16; and “Case Study: Emanu-El Sisterhood for Personal Service,” through Feb. 6. At Judah L. Magnes Museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. (510) 549-6950.

“Herzl: Up Close and Personal — In Pursuit of the Zionist Vision.” Educational exhibit. Through Jan. 31. At Peninsula Temple Sholom, 1655 Sebastian Drive, Burlingame. (650) 697-2266.

“Intersections: Reading the Space.” Through Feb. 26. At the Contemporary Jewish Museum, 121 Steuart St., S.F. (415) 344-8800. Family Day of exploration, art-making and discussion, Sunday, Jan. 29 at 12 p.m.

“Israel in Abstract.” Photographs by Ofir Ben Tov. Through Feb. 28. At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

“Jews of Color in Color.” Through Feb. 3. At Peninsula Jewish Community Center, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. (650) 212-7522.

“My Sister, My Sister.” Photography and poetry exhibit. Through March 31. At Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. (510) 848-0237.

Photographs of famous Jews by Arnold Newman. Through March 30. At Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. (415) 444-8000. Gallery opening reception Thursday, Feb. 9.