History & Current Affairs

 

Aluf Benn & Jeffrey Goldberg: Foreign Affairs

The Manovill Conversations are made possible through the generosity of the Laszlo N. Tauber Family Foundation.

The Manovill Conversations are presented in partnership with Haaretz. Our partners for one or more programs in this series include the Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest and the Israel Center of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund.

Our community partners for one or more programs in this series include Congregation Emanu-El, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, the Creative Writing Department of San Francisco State University, the Jewish Community Relations Council and the New Israel Fund.


The Manovill Conversations
Reporting Israel: the Personal, the Political and the Press

Presented by Haaretz and JCCSF




"The second in the three-part Manovill Conversations - Reporting Israel: The Personal,...

Thursday, Feb 20

Starts at: 7:00 pm

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Uri Blau & Barton Gellman: Whistle-Blowers and Freedom of the Press

The Manovill Conversations are made possible through the generosity of the Laszlo N. Tauber Family Foundation.

The Manovill Conversations are presented in partnership with Haaretz. Our partners for one or more programs in this series include the Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest and the Israel Center of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund.

Our community partners for one or more programs in this series include Congregation Emanu-El, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, the Creative Writing Department of San Francisco State University, the Jewish Community Relations Council and the New Israel Fund.


The Manovill Conversations
Reporting Israel: the Personal, the Political and the Press

Presented by Haaretz and JCCSF


How is the current state of investigative journalism—in Israel and here at...

Monday, Apr 7

Starts at: 7:00 pm

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Stephen Shore

Credit: Gil Bar

Our community partner is the Fraenkel Gallery.
From Galilee to the Negev

With Sandra Phillips, Senior Curator of Photography, SFMOMA

One of the most influential photographers of his generation, Stephen Shore is a pioneer in the use of color photography...

Wednesday, Apr 23

Starts at: 7:00 pm

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Katie Hafner


A tea reception will follow the event. Tea generously provided by our community partner Mighty Leaf Tea.
Moving Mom In

When Katie Hafner’s elderly mother moved in with her and her teenage daughter, things didn’t work out quite as planned. She found herself sandwiched squarely between her obligation...

Tuesday, Apr 29

Starts at: 7:00 pm

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Richard Ravitch

With David Crane

Fixing Delusional Local and State Budgets


Former New York Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch was one of the key players who saved New York City from bankruptcy in the 1970s and recently...

Friday, Jun 6

Starts at: 7:00 pm

Is Nothing Sacred? Disobedient Images and Their Meaning for Jewish Culture


Presented in partnership with the Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University and the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

The Stanford University Charles Michael Lecture

Norman L. Kleeblatt, Susan and Elihu Rose Chief Curator, The Jewish Museum, New York

Even before the culture wars of the 1980s and early 1990s, Jewish...

Wednesday, May 28

Starts at: 8:00 pm

Timothy F. Geithner


Presented in partnership with Congregation Emanu-El.

Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises

At Congregation Emanu-El
2 Lake St
San Francisco, CA 94118

Timothy F. Geithner, former U.S. Treasury Secretary (2009 – 2013) provides a definitive...

Thursday, May 29

Starts at: 7:00 pm

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