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
Looking to celebrate Passover with other LGBTQ Jews in the Bay Area? Look no further!
Keshet is partnering with Sha’ar Zahav and generous members of our community to match queer Jews with queer hosts for Passover meals. RSVP here and…
Each year, we Jews retell our core story — our Passover journey from slavery to freedom. This spring, step into your Exodus experience and discover transformation and liberation with the expansive desert as your guide. Passover in the Desert…
We’ll be at The Residence again, 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 and $3 well…
Join QJW of the Bay for home-based Shabbat Dinner. Enjoy the beauty of Shabbat, a delicious dinner, and the company of queer Jewish women.
This event is being held at a private home, so please RSVP in advance to receive the address as the event…
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.…