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 Keshet contingent as we march down Market Street in the SF Pride parade with the JCCSF!
We’ll have t-shirts, stickers, snacks, and other swag for all our marchers. Let’s show the Bay Area that the Jewish community is…
Join Nice Jewish Boys for an afternoon hike in beautiful Glen Canyon. We’ll go for a short (2 mile) walk through the recently re-opened trails in this beautiful San Francisco park and then find a spot to lay down a few picnic blankets. We’ll…
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…
Come on out to the first get-together of Keshet’s home for trans and gender nonconforming Jews!
Join us at a beer garden in Uptown Oakland for a drink (non-alcoholic beverages available as well) and to meet other local trans and gender…
Groups and Committees
Bay Area Planning Team
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LGBTQ Pathways to Jewish Leadership
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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.…