Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
"Refuge in the Heights" Exhibition Opening with Rob Snyder
Refuge in the Heights: The German Jews of Washington Heights
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Jewish immigrants played a central role in transforming San Francisco from a sleepy village to a thriving metropolis. In the process they reinvented themselves as well, becoming a distinctly new kind of Jew – a San Francisco Jew. Join us for a screening of a new documentary about this transformation, followed by a discussion in which a panel of scholars will explore the intertwined destinies of San Francisco and the Jews who settled there.