The 2018 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is up and running. You can read their entire offering here. This year Building Jewish Bridges is co-presenting two interesting films. The first is The Entertainer with Toby Jones. Here’s the description I got. Back in the 90s, Paul Limp (Toby Jones) used to be a successful…Read More »
Jews of Color: Taking Charge of Your Jewish Identity
It is not unusual for a Jew of color to be asked, “How did you get to be Jewish?” Quite simply the question stems from their appearance, “You don’t look Jewish.” There are a number of ways that an adult from a biracial Jewish or interfaith family can arm themselves for these micro-aggressions. Join Kim…Read More »
Sukkah Party for Interfaith Couples & Families
Sukkah Party for Interfaith Couples & Families Come to the Sukkah for some food and fun. Together we’ll make and hang sukkah decorations and everyone will get a chance to wave the lulav and etrog. We’ll make edible sukkahs that kids (and adults) can take home. Date: Sunday, October, 8 Time: 2 to 4pm Place:…Read More »
Do You Have One Jewish Parent?
Do You Have One Jewish Parent? Do you see yourself as Jewish, half-Jewish, part Jewish, Jew-ish? Were you raised as a Jew, a Christian, a Hindu, some of this and that? We are looking for people who have one Jewish parent and would like to talk about their experience, share their stories, their questions, their…Read More »
Let’s Go to the Movies!
The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is in its 35 year. Building Jewish Bridges is delighted to be a co-presenter of the following films at this year’s festival. Dough Food has always represented more than sustenance in Jewish culture, and its transformative power is on display in this delightful British dramedy which unites a widowed…Read More »
Every wonder about the workshops you DIDN’T make it to?
Have you wondered what happens at some of the workshops that you missed? It’s a pretty common question I get – so what happened? Here is one of the topics that came up in Interlove Story: What is the position of the Reform movement regarding kids with a Jewish dad (patralineal descent)? There we were…Read More »