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