“Art from the Ashes.” Photographs by Helene Fischman. Through Nov. 16. At Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. Free. (650) 212-7522.

“Curator’s Choice: Selections from the Elizabeth S. and Alvin I. Fine Museum and Archives of Congregation Emanu-El.” Through Nov. 26. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. (415) 751-2535.

“Grisha Bruskin: Metamorphosis and Mysticism.” Through Jan. 10. At Meyerovich Gallery, 251 Post St., S.F. (415) 421-2775.

“Semina Culture: Wallace Berman and His Circle.” Through Dec. 10. Also “Jonathon Keats: The First Intergalactic Art Exposition.” Through Jan. 14. At Judah L. Magnes Museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. $4-$6. (510) 549-6950.

“The Jews of Kaifeng.” Photography exhibit. Through Jan. 15. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. (415) 567-3327 ext. 703.

“Sidewalk Souvenirs: Israel May 2006.” Photographs by Rabbi Bernie Robinson. Through December. At Congregation Kol Shofar, 215 Blackfield Drive, Tiburon. (415) 388-1818.

The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography. Through Feb. 25. At the Contemporary Jewish Museum, 121 Steuart St., S.F. Up to $5. Free gallery tours every Sunday and Wednesday at 12:30 pm. (415) 344-8800.

“The Judaica of Luigi Del Monte.” Through Dec. 31. At Katz Snyder Gallery, JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. (415) 292-1294.

“Talmud and the Art of Marcc Chagall and Ben Zion” and “Beth Grossman: The Sabbath.” Through Dec. 17. At Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary’s College, Moraga. (925) 631-4379.

thursday | 16

Jewish art show and sale. At Congregation Etz Chayim, 4161 Alma St., Palo Alto. 7:30 p.m. [email protected]

sunday | 19

“For Review.” With author Marjorie Schwarzer. At Judah L. Magnes Museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. 2 p.m. $6-$8.

monday | 20

“Journeys East: Patterns of Collecting.” Through May 7. At Judah L. Magnes Museum, 2911 Russell St., Berkeley. $4-$6. (510) 549-6950.