“The Dead Sea.” Ofir Ben Tov’s aerial photography. Through Sept. 30. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos.

“Exodus: Flight from Nazi Germany.” Through the fall. At Holocaust Center of Northern California, 121 Steuart St., S.F.

“In Search of the Synagogues of Sub-Saharan Africa.” Watercolors by Jay A. Waronker. Through Jan. 10. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F.

“Jewish Symbolic Motifs Across Time.” Through Feb. 14. At the Jewish Heritage Museum of the Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living, 4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville. (925) 648-2800.

“Jews of the Fillmore.” Historical photography. Through Oct. 20. At Jazz Heritage Center, 1330 Fillmore St., S.F. For cell phone walking tour of the area, call (415) 226-2583.

“Jews on Vinyl.” Through Oct. 13. StoryCorps. Share life stories with family and friends in the story booth. Through Oct. 11. “There’s a Mystery There: Sendak on Sendak.” Through Jan. 19. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F.

“Mexican Summer.” Israeli painter Gideon Rubin. Through Oct. 17. At Hosfelt Gallery, 430 Clementina St., S.F. (415) 495-5454.

“Photographs of Ciara Levy.” Images of Israel. Through Dec. 1. At KNA Copy Centre, 1865 Solano Ave., Berkeley. (510) 525-2381.

“Synagogues of Mexico.” Photography exhibit. Through Oct. 31. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F.

“The Whimsical Art of Frank Spalding.” Artist and cartoonist. Through Dec. 30. At Tice Valley Gallery, Contra Costa JCC, 2055 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek.

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“Images of a Lost World: Pictures and Stories of Balkan Sephardic Life.” At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. Free.