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“Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art.” Modern artists express theological concepts through paintings, sculptures, photography, video and installation art. From the SFMOMA collection. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. Runs June 28 through Oct. 27. Included with museum admission. www.thecjm.org.


“A Century of the Kibbutz.” Collection of 21 quilts by the Israeli Quilters Association on history, aspects of kibbutz life. Through July 3. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Free. www.paloaltojcc.org.

“Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg.” More than 80 snapshots of the late poet’s pals, plus related programming. Through Sept. 8. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. www.thecjm.org.

“Handle With Care: A Portable Culture.” Multimedia exhibit on portability in Jewish culture. Through Aug. 3. At Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. Free. (415) 567-3327 ext. 703.

“Helen Suzman: Fighter for Human Rights.” Exhibit on the South African politician. Through Aug. 31. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. Free. www.jccsf.org.

“The Invisible Photographer.” Armenian photographer Elia Kahvedjian’s images of Jerusalem, Mandate Palestine and Transjordan from 1924 to 1947. Through June 30. At Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. Free. www.pjcc.org.

“Traditional by Conception, Modern by Design.” Contemporary Judaica by various artists. Through Sept. 16. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. Free. www.emanuelsf.org/museum or (415) 751-2535.