Contemporary Jewish Museum

Contemporary Jewish Museum

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"One of the first two synogogues in SF, it was founded by Germanic Jews in 1851, and used to be located in Union Square."
Synagogue
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"In 1849, the very first Rosh Hashana service in San Francisco was held in a storefront near the Pyramid with 30 people. 10 days later for Yom Kippur, the number of attendees had doubled."
Structure
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"The Castro Theatre is home base to the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, the first of its kind in the country (started 1988) and the largest of its kind in the world."
Indie Movies
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"This picturesque park used to be a Jewish cemetery, owned by Congregation Sherith Israel and Congregation Emanu-El. It became inactive in 1894 when it was moved to San Mateo County."
Contemporary Jewish MuseumContemporary Jewish Museum · January 30, 2012
Park
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"If you are lucky enough to attend a program in Goldman Hall, look up. Those aren't random artsy lines decorating the celing, but an interpretation of an old map of Jerusalem."
Contemporary Jewish MuseumContemporary Jewish Museum · August 12, 2011
Museum
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"Impress a date with the fact that you know there are 36 skylights in our Yud Gallery (inside the blue cube), and that the number represents double "chai", the Hebrew word "life." Twice as nice."
Contemporary Jewish MuseumContemporary Jewish Museum · August 12, 2011
Museum
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