Archive for May, 2013

Who’s Got Talent? Meet the Contestants…

Who’s Got Talent? Meet the Contestants…

The first ever JCCSF Community Talent Show  is only a week away, and the suspense is building. Next Saturday night, on June 8 at 8 p.m., a variety of JCCSF staff and members will perform one amazing act after another on stage in Kanbar Hall: music, song, dance, comedy, acrobatics — you name it. So […]

Marc Maron Live from Kanbar Hall

Marc Maron Live from Kanbar Hall

Marc Maron’s comedy is not for the faint of heart.  Fresh off the debut of his TV show and newly published memoir, Maron joined us to read and riff on subjects from his bipolar father to consorting with prostitutes. This program contains language and scenes intended for a mature audience. Viewer discretion is advised.

Exhibit Pays Tribute to Helen Suzman, Tireless Fighter for Human Rights in South Africa

Exhibit Pays Tribute to Helen Suzman, Tireless Fighter for Human Rights in South Africa

When it comes to fighting for a cause that you know to be right, it is an admirable thing to stand with others who believe as you do. It requires another level of courage altogether to stand alone. Helen Suzman, a white South African who actively opposed the system of apartheid throughout her adult life and lived to see it abolished, is a stellar example of such a person.

Feeling Shylock: on Identity, Intention, and the Execution of Justice

Feeling Shylock: on Identity, Intention, and the Execution of Justice

What’s uniquely Jewish about Shakespeare’s Shylock? And what can we learn from his infamous demands for justice?