The Bay Area is home to Keshet’s newest office, which opened in June 2011. In July 2012, The Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties helped us substantially expand our community building and education and training programming in the area. Keshet’s Bay Area office builds upon the successes of Jewish Mosaic’s work in the area before the merger of the two organizations in 2010 and Karen Lee Erlichman’s four years representing Jewish Mosaic in the region.
Throughout the Bay Area, we provide:
San Francisco Bay Area Events
Join Keshet and Congregation Sha’ar Zahav as the SF Giants take on the Arizona Diamondbacks for this year’s Jewish Hertiage Night!
We’ll have a table set up at the tailgate party before the game from 5-7 PM, which will…
Calling all “Transparent” fans: Season 3 will be released to Amazon Prime members beginning September 23! Join us as we explore the impact that the show has made on how LGBTQ+ and Jewish characters are presented in popular culture. “Transparent”…
Get to know the Queer Jewish Women of the Bay by meeting up for a drink in Uptown Oakland. We’re building a community of LGBTQ Jewish women of all backgrounds and experiences – join us!
The Lost and Found Beer Garden is located…
Join us for a beer! We’ll be at The Residence, on the couches near the back. There’s no cover, but you boys will have to buy your own beers — or get someone to buy one for you. Happy hour officially ends at 8, so get there early for $1 off drafts…
Groups and Committees
Bay Area Planning Team
Queer? Jewish? Queer-ish? Jew-ish? Do the… Learn More
Keshet Community Circle: LGBTQ Jewish Professionals of the East Bay
LGBTQ Pathways to Jewish Leadership
Would you like to take a leadership role in a
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From social events to education to activism, we have something for everyone! Tell us what you are interested in and we’ll take it from there.
In the News
In the Bay Area, the Pathways Project, a JCF program of which Keshet is an organizational partner, brought many unaffiliated LGBTQ Jews into the Jewish…
Gender Schmear, Keshet’s annual Purim party in the Bay Area, is profiled by the Bay Area Reporter.…