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 the Nice Jewish Boys for a night of politics and pizza! We’ll have the first presidential debate up on a projector, and then hang around to commiserate over pizza and drinks. The debate starts at 6 PM sharp, but feel free to come late…
Calling Peninsula queers in their 20s and 30s!
Keshet, OneTable, and our generous Peninsula hosts want to welcome you for a warm home-cooked Shabbat meal with fun cocktails and good conversations. We are looking to build a stronger LGBTQ+…
Join Keshet for a panel at the GLBT History Museum on their newest exhibit about Magnus Hirschfeld, a pioneer in the liberation of gender and sexuality. This panel will feature distinguished historians to talk about Hirschfeld’s…
After Yom Kippur, join the Nice Jewish Boys for a scrumptious break-fast meal. We’ll provide the staples (bagels, lox, kugel, wine), you just bring your hungry self (and a side dish to share if you can).
Nice Jewish Boys SF: Keshet’s
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.…