Talks & Conversations

Ages 18+

At the JCCSF, we’re always on a quest for something intangible but ever-so valuable: ideas! As a community, sharing thoughts and ideas is part of our core mission. Fresh dialogue fuels our sense of discovery. And it brings us even closer together.

  • Arts & Ideas
Joe Biden: American Promise Tour at the JCCSF

To keep the ideas coming and the conversations going, we bring you thought leaders, entertainers, authors and innovators.

Whether in panel discussions, intimate chats or virtual workshops, these distinguished guests offer diverse perspectives and windows into other cultures and mindsets.

Over the years, we’ve welcomed many luminaries to our stage. Some are well known. Others are rising stars and ones to watch. All are making an impact and elevating our sense of purpose.

Alice Waters at the JCCSF
Neil Patrick Harris at the JCCSF
December 2021
Sun
12

Arts & Ideas

One Night Only! A Virtual Evening with Mel Brooks

Date
Sun, December 12
Time
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Online

The multi-award-winning actor discusses his book 'All About Me! My Remarkable Life in Show Business'

January 2022
Thu
27

Arts & Ideas

Socializing for Solo-Agers: A Virtual Discussion

Date
Thu, January 27
Time
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online

Are you a solo-ager? You’re part of a very special group! Zoom into an experience full of useful tips to enhance your well-being.

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