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  • Pro-Israel ads in Bay Area countering anti-U.S. aid campaign

    September 19, 2011 | 11:55 am

    The pro-Israel organization StandWithUs has launched an ad campaign in Bay Area Rapid Transit stations to counter local ads that call for an end to U.S. military aid to Israel.

    The posters will be on display Sept. 18 through Nov. 13 at five major stations, as well as on a local...

  • Battle over circumcision shaping up in California

    May 30, 2011 | 6:30 pm

    In November, San Franciscans will vote on a ballot measure that would outlaw circumcision on boys under the age of 18.

    Although experts say it is highly unlikely the measure will pass, the mere fact that it reached the ballot, and in such a major city, has caused much concern for...

  • Questions linger about SF death of pro-Israel activist

    December 4, 2008 | 3:16 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO (JTA)—Police said this week that the mysterious death of an outspoken pro-Israel activist appeared to be accidental, but friends and family of Dr. Daniel Kliman insist he was the victim of foul play.

    “We almost expected something would happen to him at some point,...

  • Methodist learns it’s 5769, says it’s awesome Jews live in the future

    By The Web Guy

    October 1, 2008 | 2:48 am

    Admitted Methodist Barrett Brown reports:

    We are approaching the year 5769 of the Hebrew calendar, which is actually pretty awesome insomuch as that it puts us farther in to the future than does the more widespread Gregorian accounting. This is not quite as a cool as being ten...

  • VIDEO: Woody Allen and the Jewish robots (from ‘Sleeper’)

    August 5, 2008 | 1:58 am

    Woody Allen is fitted for a new suit by robot Jewish tailors—from ‘Sleeper’


  • S.F.‘s new Contemporary Jewish Museum meshes art, ideas and architecture

    By Sue Fishkoff

    June 5, 2008 | 2:34 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO [JTA] -- The Contemporary Jewish Museum, set to open Sunday, June 8, in its new San Francisco location, is a grand celebration of what Jewish sensibilities can contribute to the American cultural experience.

    It's also the latest example of the Jewish museum as event...

  • Artists channel Genesis and Kabbalah in new museum’s inaugural exhibit

    June 5, 2008 | 2:30 pm

    In "Raiders of the Lost Ark," the fiendish French archaeologist Belloq describes the eponymous ark as "A transmitter -- radio for talking to God!"

    Well, we all know how that worked out. God, apparently, was on the Do Not Call list.

    So rather than speak to God, artist Ben Rubin...