Archive for Category: "Arts & Ideas"

Khaled Hosseini Live from Kanbar Hall

Khaled Hosseini Live from Kanbar Hall

If you haven’t read Khaled Hosseini’s latest book, And the Mountains Echoed, go right out and get it this minute.  I mean it!  Hosseini is a truly gifted storyteller — the characters are beautifully rendered, and they stay with you a long time after you’ve finished the book.  I really enjoyed meeting Khaled Hosseini and […]

Recommended Reading: Summer is Here!

Recommended Reading: Summer is Here!

Wondering what books to take on vacation? Our summer reading list is here . All of the authors on the list will appear at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco in the 2013 – 2014 Arts & Ideas season.

Loaded: Jews and Money Rabbi David Wolpe Live from Kanbar Hall

Loaded: Jews and Money Rabbi David Wolpe Live from Kanbar Hall

Rabbi David Wolpe ended the LOADED: Jews & Money series on a high note with an inspiring, deep talk on the title subject.  He talked specifically about the Jewish community’s relationship to wealth, about how to use money effectively and the responsibilities inherent in having money.  He also addressed audience questions about the role wealthy […]

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.