Summer Learning Series

A program of the JFCS Preisler Shorenstein Institute for Holocaust Education


Join us for a special virtual Summer Learning Series featuring stories of the Holocaust and genocide. These free, educational events are open to anyone aged 13 and over. They are designed to bring us closer to the history that defines our present and to inspire social responsibility.


August 20th at 12 pm PDT
Summer Book Club Series: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

In 1939 Munich, Liesel steals and learns to read books with the help of her foster father as part of her survival, and shares them with neighbors and the Jewish man hiding in her basement. Join us for a discussion of one of the most popular books in Holocaust education.

Presented in partnership with the Jewish Community Library and Goethe-Institut San Francisco

Please contact Leslie White, Director of Education, at with any questions.

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