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Carl Djerassi: From the Pill to the Pen



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Jewish Life in American Cinema
Hollywood’s Double Take

Hollywood’s Double Take: Depicting (and Avoiding) the Holocaust

Presented by Peter L. Stein, filmmaker and former San Francisco Jewish Film Festival executive director


From the Marx Brothers to the...

Sunday, Mar 8

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Politics and Religion in Middle East

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Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest.

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With Professor Avishai Margalit

Avishai Margalit is considered Israel’s foremost philosopher. An Emeritus Professor at Hebrew University and the author of numerous influential books including The...

Wednesday, Mar 11

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Exploring Mark Rothko

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With Annie Cohen-Solal

Few painters invite contemplation like Mark Rothko, whose luminous canvases have an almost spiritual effect on many viewers. Born Marcus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz in czarist Russia,...

Wednesday, Mar 18

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World War I and the Jews

Stanford University Charles Michael Lecture

With Derek Penslar, Oxford University, and Steven J. Zipperstein, Stanford University

Of the million-plus Jews who served in the armed forces of the Allied...

Monday, Apr 20

Starts at: 7:00 pm

Jewish Life in American Cinema
When Jews Meet Gentiles

When Jews Meet Gentiles: Love Stories and Taboos

Presented by Ruthe Stein, the former San Francisco Chronicle movie editor


From the Marx Brothers to the Coen Brothers, from The Jazz Singer to Fiddler...

Sunday, Mar 29

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Jewish Life in American Cinema
What’s Not to Like?

What’s Not to Like? The Movies’ Love Affair with Jewish Humor

Presented by Ruthe Stein, the former San Francisco Chronicle movie editor and Peter L. Stein, filmmaker and former San Francisco Jewish...

Sunday, Apr 26

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Göran Rosenberg

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A Brief Stop on the Road to Auschwitz

Presented by The Consulate General of Sweden and the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Author Göran Rosenberg, one of Sweden’s best-known journalists...

Tuesday, Apr 28

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