Addison-Penzak JCC

14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos

“Related Paintings: An Exhibition by Scott Switzer.” Expressionist paintings focusing on iconic biblical imagery. Through Oct. 7.

Congregation Emanu-El

2 Lake St., S.F.

“Jews and Cartooning.” Exhibit of classic Jewish cartoonists, including Bob Singer of Hanna-Barbera, R. Crumb, Yaakov Kirschen and others. Through Sept. 1.

Contemporary Jewish Museum

736 Mission St., S.F.

“Night Begins the Day: Rethinking Space, Time and Beauty.” Group exhibition examining technological innovation, the concept of time, and expressions of awe and fear. Through Sept. 20. “Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait.” Featuring photographs and possessions of the late Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter. Through Nov. 1. “In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art.” Fourth installation of the collaborating-artist project with Bay Area artist David Wilson and Magnes Collection curator Francesco Spagnolo. Through Jan. 3.

Jewish Community Library

1835 Ellis St., S.F.

“Up/Down.” Art exhibition exploring the image of Jacob’s ladder and the significance of ladders in Jewish spirituality. Featuring works by painter-photographer Andréa D. Guerra and artist-spiritual director Elyssa Wortzman. Through Aug. 26.

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

“The Future of Memory: Jewish Culture in the Digital Age.” Interactive installation featuring objects, images, film reels and oral histories from the archives. Through Dec. 18.


jewish calendar

Aug. 7, 2015 / Av 22, 5775

Light candles at 7:54 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 8:54 p.m.

Aug. 14 / Av 29, 5775

Light candles at 7:46 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 8:44 p.m.