The Contemporaries is The CJM’s membership group that explores contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas by offering its members a dynamic array of social, educational, and philanthropic events throughout the year.

To join, become a Member and add the Contemporaries for $50. Already a Member? Just add the Contemporaries.





Join for great opportunities including:

  • Private exhibition tours
  • Special events featuring curators, artists, and leading scholars with free or reduced admission
  • Exclusive tours of private art collections and artists’ studios
  • Invitations to special events hosted by partner organizations
  • Invitations to the Out of Order Seder, the Contemporaries signature event

If you're not a CJM Member, then become a Member and add the Contemporaries. If you are already a CJM Member, add the Contemporaries.


Contemporaries Committee

Matthew Barton Rachel Masters
Rimma Boshernitsan Eve Myers
Danielle Foreman Danielle Pener
Jennifer Hirsch Gary Rabkin
Jennifer Katell David Saxe
Charlie Kirschner
Doug Mandell


For questions or additional information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it at 415.655.7829.


The Contemporaries programs are generously supported by the Koret and the David B. Gold Foundations.



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