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
Keshet and Glitter Kehilla invite you to celebrate Shabbat in a space by and for trans and gender nonconforming folks. We’ll share in ritual opened up to the possibilities of gender experience and enjoy dinner together afterwards.…
Join Keshet’s Queer Jewish Women of the Bay for food and drinks at Jamber, SF. We will have a space at the venue reserved for us… So come, eat, drink and mingle with old & new friends.
We hope to see you all there!
Join the Bay Area LGBTQ community in celebrating Purim with a night of schmoozing, dancing, costumes, and connections.
Hamentaschen, drinks, dancing, and a drag show — what more could you ask for? Grab a date — or find a date — and dance…
Since November’s election, many communities have reported a significant rise in incidents of bias, hate and harassment. We may not want to just be a bystander – we may want to help if we see something happening – but it’s not always easy…
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.…