“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. Through Oct. 27. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F.

“Birds of Longing: Exile and Memory.” Laurie Wohl’s textile panels using Christian, Jewish and Muslim poetry. Through Dec. 13. At Doug Adams Gallery, 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley.

“Celebrating the Legacy of Ruth Eis.” Exhibit paying tribute to the artist, founder and curator of the Judah L. Magnes Museum in Berkeley and the Jewish Heritage Museum at the Reutlinger in Danville. Through Nov. 10. At Jewish Heritage Museum, 4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville.

“The Errand of the Eye: Photographs by Rose Mandel.” First retrospective of her collection, ranging from surrealism to American landscapes. Through Oct. 13. At M.H. de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, S.F.

“Peace in Mind.” Judaic art by Lori Greenblat-Wick incorporating handmade papers, ribbons and metals. Through Oct. 21. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Free.

“Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012.” Exhibit about the Swedish diplomat whose actions helped save tens of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust. Through Nov. 30. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F.

“Shabbat Art: Lines that Cross Lines.” Watercolor sketches of Shabbat services by artist-in-residence Jay Wolf Schlossberg-Cohen. Through Oct. 13. At Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City.

“Street Light: The Urban Impressionism of Lawrence Kushner.” Rabbi Kushner’s oil paintings of San Francisco inspired by the Kabbalah. Through Nov. 4. At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael.

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

“Will Eisner: Father of the Graphic Novel.” Artwork from seven of his celebrated graphic novels on display, including “To the Heart of the Storm,” an autobiographical account of his time in World War II and the anti-Semitism he and his family faced. Through Nov. 10. At Cartoon Art Museum, 655 Mission St., S.F.


jewish calendar

Erev Yom Kippur
Sept. 13, 2013
Tishrei 9, 5774
Light candles at 7:04 p.m.
Fast begins 7:19 p.m.
Shabbat ends at 7:59 p.m.
Yom Kippur ends at 7:59 p.m.

Sept. 20, 2013
Tishrei 16, 5774
Light candles at 6:53 p.m.
Shabbat ends at 7:48 p.m.