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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
May 2021
Sun
16

Jewish Life

Boureka Pie with Chef Einat Admony

Date
Sun, May 16
Time
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online

More cheese, please! Cook along with chef Einat Admony as she dishes on how to make her savory Shavuot treat – chard and four cheese boureka pie.

Wed
19

Arts & Ideas

Amy Klobuchar, Antitrust

Date
Wed, May 19
Time
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online

From Standard Oil and the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, to the Progressive Era's trust-busters, Amy Klobuchar writes of the fight against monopolies in America.

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Ticket: $11 – $36
Wed
19

Arts & Ideas

The Good, The Bad, The Dokkaebi

Date
Wed, May 19
Time
7:00 pm
Online

Join SF native musician, Dan Lee as he explores the mythical, justice-rendering Korean goblins (Dokkaebi) through music.

Thu
20

Arts & Ideas

Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, and Cass Sunstein: Noise

Date
Thu, May 20
Time
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online

Three insightful co-authors explain how to reduce noise and bias in order to make better decisions.

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$12 - $37
June 2021
Thu
3

Jewish Life

Tres Leches Babka with Chef Fany Gerson

Date
Thu, June 3
Time
6:00 pm
Online

Move over challah, we’re making room for a new sweet bread at the Shabbat table. Cook along with chef Fany Gerson as she dishes on how to make tres leches babka.

July 2021
Thu
15

Arts & Ideas

Gokhale Method – New Posture Paradigm for Back Pain Relief

Date
Thu, July 15
Time
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Discover the easy and practical posture techniques of the Gokhale Method to reduce or eliminate back, neck, muscle and joint pain.

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