Jewish Life in the Bay Area from the Gold Rush to the Present
Exhibition on view November 17, 2011 – April 28, 2013
Be Featured in Our Exhibition
Add a Photo and Share Your Experience
Shabbat taco trucks to Torah study on Mt. Tam, Menorah candle lightings in Union Square to Star of David surfboards. How do you represent being Jewish in the Bay Area?
Help us create a portrait of the Bay Area Jewish community, in all its diversity and complexity, by sharing your photographs that illustrate what it means to be Jewish. All photos will be on display in the CJM’s upcoming exhibition, California Dreaming: Jewish Life in the Bay Area from the Gold Rush to the Present, as well as in the slideshow above.
Contribute your family and personal histories, celebrate your most important moments, and take pride in your cultural heritage by adding your photos to the CJM’s flickr group.
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.
The Koret and Taube Foundations are the lead supporters of the 2012/13 exhibition season.