“Adieu Sweet Shabbat.” Antique and contemporary objects used for Havdallah. Through Aug. 31. At Jewish Heritage Museum at Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living, 4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville. www.rcjl.org.

“Animals of the Bible.” Multimedia paintings by Israeli native Tamar Assaf. Through Aug. 27. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. www.siliconvalleyjcc.org. Also through Sept. 21 at Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. www.pjcc.org.

“Black Sabbath.” Studio exhibit on black-Jewish ties in recorded music. Through Feb. 8, 2012. “Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?” Through Oct. 16. “Gertrude Stein: Five Stories.” Through Sept. 6 At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. www.thecjm.org.

“The Bible Illuminated: R. Crumb’s Book of Genesis.” Legendary comic artist’s take on the Old Testament. Through Sept. 25. At the San Jose Museum of Art, 110 South Market St., San Jose.www.sanjosemuseumofart.org..

“Past Is Prologue.” Artist Barbara Michelman’s photo montage from Lithuania. Through Sept. 12. At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. www.marinjcc.org.