Online educational programs are supported by the JFCS Preisler Shorenstein Institute for Holocaust Education.
The JFCS Holocaust Center’s William J. Lowenberg Speakers Bureau is ready to speak with your community … via Zoom! If you are a teacher seeking a speaker for your students, please fill out this Virtual Speakers Bureau Request Form. If you are a community member seeking a speaker for your virtual conference room or community space, please fill out this Request Form.
Parents, students, educators, and school administrators are invited to these virtual workshops addressing antisemitism in our communities. Series II begins January 2021. Learn more here >
Our staff can work with local teachers to support the continuation of the study of the Holocaust and patterns of genocide in the virtual space. Consultations include sharing resources, virtual teaching pedagogies, and connecting Bay Area schools with virtual programming through the JFCS Holocaust Center. Schedule a consultation >
Examine historical documents, see family photos, read letters, and explore video testimony all on our website.
In one of our online exhibits, You Cannot Stay in Germany: Erna Wertheim’s Letters, viewers can see how Nazi Germany left its mark on the local Jewish community in Northern California. Click here for oral histories >
We are honored that more than 3,000 individuals came together over two days to learn, commemorate, and hear testimony from local survivors. On our website, you can watch the recording of our reading of the names and community yizkor service, led by participating clergy from San Francisco synagogues and the Israeli Consul General. View these videos here >
JFCS is providing comprehensive services to those who have been impacted by COVID-19. If you or someone you care about needs help, please call our JFCS Bay Area Critical Help Line at 415‑449‑3700.
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