Contemporary Jewish Museum

736 Mission St., S.F.

“Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman.” Video and audio exhibit about the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival and its founder. Through 2016.

“In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art.” Exhibition derived from the Jewish concept of havruta, or collaborative learning. Through Jan. 6. “Arnold Newman: Masterclass.” Exhibit featuring 200 vintage works by the portrait photographer. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. Through Feb. 1.

Katz Snyder Gallery, JCCSF

3200 California St., S.F.

“The Jews of Scotland.” Exhibit by documentary photographer Judah Passow examining the Scottish Jewish community. Through Dec. 31.

Legion of Honor

Lincoln Park, 100 34th Ave., S.F.

“Masters of Fire: The Copper Age in the Holy Land.” Exhibit of tools, ornaments and ritual objects found in and around Israel. Free docent-led tours available. Through Jan. 4.

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

“Saved by the Bay: The Intellectual Migration from Fascist Europe to U.C. Berkeley.” Documenting the intellectuals who fled Europe as refugees and became important contributors to academic life. Through Dec. 19. “Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals.” Through Dec. 19. “Literary Minds: Soviet Jewish Writers Portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg.” Portraits of prominent Jewish authors by the Ukrainian artist. Through Dec. 19.

Oshman Family JCC

3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto

“Dreidels and Spin Tops.” Exhibit featuring dreidels and spin tops from the antique collection of Dr. Ron and Linda Rossen, as well as original work by local artists. Through Jan. 12.

Peninsula JCC

800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City

“Rootedness: Olives in Oils and Prints.” Series of thematic oil paintings by Moshe Kassirer of olives and the olive trees of Israel. Through Dec. 28.


jewish calendar

Nov. 28, 2014

Kislev 6, 5775

Light candles at 4:34 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 5:34 p.m.

Dec. 5, 2014

Kislev 13, 5775

Light candles at 4:33 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 5:34 p.m.