California Dreaming - Interactive Map

Jewish Life in the Bay Area from the Gold Rush to the Present

Exhibition on view November 17, 2011 – April 28, 2013


Discover Jewish life in the Bay Area

The Bay Area is home to hundreds of organizations that provide essential resources for health and well being, offer educational opportunities, advocate on key community issues, support Israel and Jews around the world, present cultural explorations, and serve as centers for Jewish learning.

Explore this one-of-a-kind interactive map.

What else should be added? Things are always changing and we want to be sure that this map includes everything the Bay Area offers. Send your recommendations to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The information used to create this map has been collected through direct correspondence with the organizations and/or through Resource: A Guide to Jewish Life in the Bay Area, published annually by The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California.


California Dreaming: Jewish Life in the Bay Area From the Gold Rush to the Present was organized by the Contemporary Jewish Museum with leading support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Jim Joseph Foundation. Presenting partners include the Gaia Fund and Osterweis Capital Management. Major support comes from the Estate of Sidney and Vivian Konigsberg. Supporting sponsors include Levi Strauss & Co., The Donald and Carole Chaiken Foundation, Catherine and James Koshland, and Alison Gelb Pincus and Mark Pincus. Additional generous support comes from Dana Corvin and Harris Weinberg, Robin Reiner and Fred Isaac from the Frederick J. Isaac Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay, Randall E. Laroche and David G. Laudon, Ruth and Don Seiler, and  Barclay and Sharon Simpson.

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The Koret and Taube Foundations are the lead supporters of the 2012/13 exhibition season.


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