Friday, May 15, 2015
BAY AREA REPORTER -- San Francisco will mark its first-ever celebration of Jewish heritage with a program and reception Wednesday, May 20, from 6 to 7:30pm in the rotunda at City Hall. Joining Mayor Ed Lee and gay District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener will be representatives from the Jewish Community Relations Council and the Jewish Community Federation. Other speakers will include Marc Dollinger, Ph.D., San Francisco State University’s Richard and Rhoda Goldman Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility, who will give a brief history of the extensive engagement that Jews have had in the city’s history. There will also be a musical performance by children from the Brandeis-Hillel Day School.