Dolores St (btwn 18th & 20th St), San Francisco, CA
Park · Mission Dolores · 471 tips and reviews
Contemporary Jewish Museum: 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.
600 Montgomery St (at Washington St.), San Francisco, CA
Building · Financial District · 27 tips and reviews
Contemporary Jewish Museum: 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.
Contemporary Jewish Museum: One of the first two synagogues in SF, it was founded by Eastern European Jews in 1851, and houses a stained glass window featuring Moses carrying the 10 commandments down from Half Dome in Yosemite.