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American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco


8/11/2013 - 8/11/2013
Center for Cultural Fluency
Skirball Cultural Center0- 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA

Anatolian Cultures and Food Festival

 

Hours: 2 PM

Price: $6 for General Admission, $5 for Students

Description: American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco is the epic story of the pioneering Jews of San Francisco.Escaping persecution in Europe, these Jews played a central role in transforming San Francisco from a sleepy village into a thriving metropolis. In the process, they reinvented themselves as well, becoming a distinctly new kind of Jew: a San Francisco Jew.A Q&A with executive producer Jackie Krentzman follows the screening.

Website: http://www.skirball.org/programs/film/american-jerusalem