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on stage

“Lightning in the Brain.” Traveling Jewish Theatre co-founder Corey Fischer’s musical theater piece about identity and memory. At the Marsh, 1062 Valencia St., S.F. Through July 19. $20-$100.


Contemporary Jewish Museum

736 Mission St., S.F.

“Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution.” Retrospective exhibit about the life and career of the S.F. Jewish rock concert promoter. Closes July 5. “In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art.” Collaborating artists series features artist Jenny Odell and stylist and window designer Philip Buscemi. Closes July 5.

Jewish Community Library

1835 Ellis St., S.F.

“Il Ghetto: The Venice Ghetto at 500.” Exhibition exploring history of the Venice Ghetto, established in 1516. Co-presented by Museo Italo Americano. Through July.

Osher Marin JCC

200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael

“Not Forgotten.” Israel-based Sephardic artist Erella Teitler’s collage and multimedia exhibit on cultural history of Jews from Arab countries. Co-presented by JIMENA. Through Aug. 31.

Oshman Family JCC

3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto

“Labscapes.” Exhibition of microscopic photographs taken by researchers of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, courtesy of American Technion Society. Through Aug. 1.

Peninsula JCC

800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City

“Who’s Huldah?” Art exhibit centered on stories of women from the Bible. Closes June 29.

Temple Sinai

2808 Summit St., Oakland

“This is Bay Area Jewry.” Photography exhibit documenting breadth of local Jewish couples and families. Co-sponsored by Lehrhaus Judaica and Building Jewish Bridges. Closes June 30.

save the date

Jewish Cultural Festival

Addison-Penzak JCC, Los Gatos Aug. 7

Oakland A’s Jewish Heritage Night

Aug. 19


jewish calendar


June 24, 2016 / Sivan 18, 5776

Light candles at 8:17 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 9:23 p.m.

July 1, 2016 / Sivan 25, 5776

Light candles at 8:17 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 9:22 p.m.

July 8, 2016 / Tammuz 2, 5776

Light candles at 8:16 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 9:20 p.m.