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Night at the Jewseum: Shimmer

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 | 6–9pm

ADMISSION: $8 after 5pm (includes Museum admission)

Let your light shine at Night at the Jewseum! Dance, drink, decorate, and dazzle on the fifth night of Hanukkah during the museum-wide activation and holiday celebration. Play gallery games in Lew the Jew. Stitch goldwork embroidery with the San Francisco Embroidery School in the Textile Lab. Pulse to the universal sounds of DJ CHLORA and bop to the klezmeresque YiddiotsStrut along with the cosmic Fashion Show. Ask a Rabbi with Maggid Jhos Singer. Nosh at La Cocina’s yummy Latke & Brisket Bar, and sip a specialty Tonic cocktail (all food and drink available for purchase). Plus more Hanukkah surprises to come!


This event is included in your general admission ticket. Thursday nights are $8 after 5pm. 

Sign language interpretation and CART real-time captioning can be requested for all programs with at least two weeks notice by emailing or by calling 415.655.7856 (relay calls welcome). FM assistive listening devices for sound enhancement are available for all talks and tours.

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Night at the Jewseum is made possible by the Koret Foundation and the Al and Rosanne Levitt Fund for Public Programs. Additional support is provided by SPARC.

Lew the Jew and His Circle: Origins of American Tattoo is organized by The Contemporary Jewish Museum. Sponsorship is generously provided by Maribelle and Stephen Leavitt, Joyce Linker, and Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery.

Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress, from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem is organized by The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and is curated by IMJ's Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Wing for Jewish Art and Life Associate Curator Efrat Assaf-Shapira. The Israel Museum’s curatorial team includes Curator in Charge Daisy Raccah-Djivre; Exhibition Curator Efrat Assaf-Shapira; Scientific Advisors No’am Bar’am Ben-Yossef and Esther Juhasz; Head of Traveling Exhibitions Sivan Eran-Levian and Traveling Exhibitions Coordinator Chandi Medad. Exhibition texts are based on the original 2014 Israel Museum exhibition Dress Codes: Revealing the Jewish Wardrobe and on The Jewish Wardrobe (edited by Esther Juhasz) published by the Israel Museum in 2012. The exhibition is organized at The CJM by Curator Heidi Rabben.

Lead Sponsorship in San Francisco is provided by the Koret Foundation, Gaia Fund, and Maribelle and Stephen Leavitt. Major Sponsorship is provided by The Bernard Osher Foundation and Dorothy R. Saxe. Patron Sponsorship is provided by Taube Philanthropies for Jewish Life and Culture and Suzanne and Elliott Felson. Supporting Sponsorship is provided by Judy and Robert Aptekar, Britex Fabrics, Dana Corvin and Harris Weinberg, Rosanne and Al Levitt, Siesel Maibach, Shelli Semler and Kyle Bach, Eta and Sass Somekh, Ellice Sperber, and the Ullman Family. Additional support is provided by an anonymous donor, David Agger, Morton and Amy Friedkin, Joy and Joel Kellman, Dr. Michael and Davida Rabbino, the Irving and Varda Rabin Foundation of the Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay, Tzipi and Sam Tramiel, and Marilyn and Murry Waldman.

Generous support is provided by the Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest.

Support for this exhibition is provided by the Bernard and Barbro Osher Exhibition Fund of The Contemporary Jewish Museum.