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
New Israel Fund’s NewGens and Keshet present An Alternative Israeli Independence Day
It’s Israel’s birthday and the 50th year of the Occupation – let’s talk!
A PechaKucha-style event featuring 8 amazing speakers taking…
Explore the intersections of identity and selfhood through this writing workshop for trans and gender nonconforming Jews. Whether you’re published or not, write for yourself, or want to try creative writing out, this is a space for all
What Dorothy discovered in Oz and Alice discovered in Wonderland you’ll discover here: a parallel reality where a third temple rose and fell in antiquity, women were ordained in the fifth century CE, and alternate sages and texts ripple…
Celebrate Shavuot! JCC East Bay is holding its annual Tikkun Leyl Shavuot
all-night learning! Get ready for a unique celebration and night of learning – a spiritual journey bringing together people from a variety of perspectives and affiliations.…
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.…