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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?

‘You Don’t Have to be Jewish’: JCCSF Israel Trips Forge Bonds Among Diverse Staff

‘You Don’t Have to be Jewish’: JCCSF Israel Trips Forge Bonds Among Diverse Staff

Arturo (aka “Art”) Lucio came to the Jewish Community of San Francisco about six years ago under unusual circumstances: as a graduate of the Jericho Project, a rehabilitation program for nonviolent offenders. Chris Sundblad, Director of Building Operations and Security, took the Salinas-native on for a temp job, and when he proved himself clean and […]

Learning Hebrew As An Adult: A World of Difference

Learning Hebrew As An Adult: A World of Difference

If there is one word that describes Nirit Zach, a teacher of Hebrew at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, it would be this: cos·mo·pol·i·tan Noun: a person who has lived and travelled in many countries, especially one who is free of national prejudices Adj: So sophisticated as to be at home in all […]

‘The Gatekeepers’: An Interview With Oscar-Nominated Israeli Director Dror Moreh

‘The Gatekeepers’: An Interview With Oscar-Nominated Israeli Director Dror Moreh

A few weeks ago 3200Stories had the chance to interview the Israeli filmmaker Dror Moreh, director of the Oscar-nominated documentary The Gatekeepers, opening this week in theaters around the Bay Area. If he was an unknown in the United States just last month, he has since made major headway, between interviews with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour […]