San Francisco Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for San Francisco, CA.

Results 1 - 20 of 358 for "u:jweekly.com" in San Francisco, CA

  1. Bay Area Jews plan responses to upcoming white supremacist ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Melanie Nathan sees shadows of Nazi Germany in the white supremacist rallies spreading across the United States, and says she and fellow Jews are "complicit" if they don't fight back. Nathan, executive director of the S.F.-based African Human Rights Coalition, is among many Bay Area Jews plotting a response to rallies scheduled for Aug. 26 in San Francisco and Aug. 27 in Berkeley .

    Comment?

  2. Lior Tsarfaty strikes a chord with a woman in a scene from the documentary short "There is a Place."Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    When Tim Johnson first started work as community life director at the Bayside Park eldercare facility in Emeryville three years ago, he was going over the budget and found a line item that confused him. "I said to myself, 'What's a Lior, and why are we paying him?' " he remembers.

    Comment?

  3. Once-taboo Israel topics back on the table at Emanu-ElRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    As they stood to pose for a photo together, Jordan Hymowitz, the head of Congregation Emanu-El's Israel Action Committee, gestured to Rabbi Jonathan Singer and said with a smile, "You get on the left." The political adversaries have been working together the past three years to bring Israel programming back to the San Francisco synagogue after several years in which such discussions were considered too toxic.

    Comment?

  4. Retirement planning for the Trump eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Ginny and Seth, each two years from retirement, became worried about their finances as the first six months of the Trump administration unfolded. "Should we be concerned about our portfolio?" Ginny asked.

    Comment?

  5. Families with hearts of gold help resettle refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Jewish Family and Community Services East Bay was founded in 1877 as the Daughters of Israel Relief Society, with a focus on helping vulnerable women, children and community members. Early on in our history, we developed expertise in resettling refugees in the East Bay - Jews coming from Eastern Europe in the late 19th century, earthquake survivors coming from San Francisco in 1906, Jews escaping Nazi Germany in the 1930s, Holocaust survivors after the war and Jews fleeing anti-Semitism in the former Soviet Union.

    Comment?

  6. New books! Sci-fi thriller; Shabbat as 'oasis'; Oakland A's of the 70sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Always have too much to do and no time to slow down? Management consultant Marilyn Paul of Berkeley has a solution to your woes: Shabbat. Her new book, "An Oasis in Time," mines a multitude of sources to advise readers "how a day of rest can save your life" - the subtitle of the book.

    Comment?

  7. Teach the children - and never stopRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Jewish News Weekly

    There was a synagogue that had a mouse problem. They tried everything to get rid of the pesky mice.

    Comment?

  8. Aaron Peskin, Prince of the CityRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Amble around North Beach and Chinatown for long enough and, along with all the picturesque scenes of San Francisco's most picturesque, scenic neighborhoods, you will find Aaron Peskin. He is hard to miss: With his full beard and standing 5-foot-4 "on a good day," the 53-year-old supervisor for the city's desirable northeast quadrant is an unmistakable figure.

    Comment?

  9. New location, new vision for Jewish LearningWorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Five years after rebranding itself, Jewish LearningWorks is refocusing its mission. In the process, the agency formerly known as the Bureau of Jewish Education has leased out three San Francisco buildings it owns to the Stratford School, and will soon move to a new San Francisco headquarters.

    Comment?

  10. Deaths for the week of August 11, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Ben Anixter , a Silicon Valley pioneer who turned marketing semiconductors into the high competition he embraced in all aspects of his life, especially in athletics, lost his race with cancer on Sunday, July 30 and died in his home surrounded by his family. He was 79. Benjamin Martin Anixter, the son of Simon and Leslie Anixter, was born in San Francisco.

    Comment?

  11. a man (Menashe) and boy walking down the street together, both in traditional hasidic garbRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Eventually a man appears in the back of the frame who gradually attracts our attention. There's nothing extraordinary about him except he's a bulky man, and he's laboring more than anyone else in the summer heat.

    Comment?

  12. We can't let S.F.'s only ulpan disappearRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 8 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Sound the alarm bell. The University of San Francisco summer ulpan - at 20 years old, one of the longest running programs of its kind in the country - is in danger of being shut down .

    Comment?

  13. The Weekender: Yemenite music and wrapping up the SF Jewish film festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | The Jewish News Weekly

    It's Shabbat in the Fillmore tonight, Friday Aug. 4, with Adam Swig and Reboot. Things get underway at 6 p.m. at the Boom Boom Room, 1601 Fillmore St. in San Francisco, with a Happy Hour and Shabbat Service brought to you by Adam Swig and Reboot.

    Comment?

  14. We are all orphans seeking consolationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "I lift my eyes yonder to the mountains, from where will my consolation come?" In these times of darkness, where consolation feels so far out of reach, I find myself searching the empty streets of San Francisco for consolation. I find the consolation I seek while teaching an astonishing text I've recently discovered in Jerusalem about an inconsolable child.

    Comment?

  15. Reliving childhood memories of camp through my sonRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | The Jewish News Weekly

    They walk along wooded dirt paths with cozy mugs of coffee in their hands, offering lazy smiles and a relaxed "good morning" to everyone they pass. Teens and college students, they wear comfortable clothes, shorts and T-shirts, old sneakers or Birkenstocks, light dresses and beaded necklaces.

    Comment?

  16. Spotlight on the community, July 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Idit Solomon , founder and CEO of Berkeley-based Hasidah , was selected for a national fellowship with Rabbis Without Borders , an interdenominational group based in New York. Congregation B'nai Israel in Sacramento was named by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism as one of 17 winners of the 2017 Irving J. Fain Award , recognizing the work of Reform Jewish congregations in creating a culture of social justice advocacy.

    Comment?

  17. Grandson of Goldman philanthropy family dies in plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    William Sachs Goldman of San Francisco, the 38-year-old grandson of prominent Bay Area philanthropists Richard and Rhoda Goldman and a popular professor at University of San Francisco, was killed on July 13 when the single-engine private plane he was piloting crashed in Sonoma County. On board were his children Marie, 8, and George, 6, who are expected to recover, and their nanny, who suffered critical injuries.

    Comment?

  18. Trip to Poland inspired pride in my Jewish identityRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 2 | The Jewish News Weekly

    I recently returned from a jam-packed 10-day trip to Poland as a guest of the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture, on whose advisory board I am honored to serve. The trip was more than I was prepared for in so many ways, and I'll be processing the experience for weeks and months to come.

    Comment?

  19. Matt and Rabbi Samantha Kahn at an AJC event in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Leadership changes at Bay Area Jewish agencies don't always draw attention. When two new local leaders are married, that's something else entirely.

    Comment?

  20. What we wrote about the 5th Jewish film fest in 1985Read the original story

    Friday Jul 28 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Jewish Film Festival, opening its fifth season Thursday in San Francisco, will feature eight premieres among its 16 films from six countries. The movies will range from intimate documentaries to "Beyond the Walls," Israel's intense entry in the 1984 Academy Awards.

    Comment?

San Francisco Job Listings
View or post San Francisco job listings on Topix.
San Francisco Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in San Francisco from Topix.
San Francisco Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in San Francisco on Topix.