As the middle class flees the city by the bay, its government is considering paying a lump sum of $5 million to Black residents ‘harmed’ by discrimination
On the edge of the continent, renaming public schools
WPA artist Victor Arnautoff’s murals get the woke treatment in San Francisco
At San Francisco’s Glide Center for Social Justice, Michael Lezak brings his rabbinical training to a different kind of pulpit—one whose worship ‘celebrations’ include a gospel choir
The 1978 assassination of Harvey Milk is often remembered in the context of the LGBT civil rights struggle. But it was also part of the story of the shifting power structures in the city’s Jewish community.
Fifty years after the political upheaval around the Democratic National Convention that changed America, a former editor from ‘Ramparts’ magazine sees worrying echoes today
Lillian Faderman’s new biography of Harvey Milk re-centers much of his activism on lessons he learned from his Jewishness
National Poetry Month: A poetical Bay Area exhibit brings together California Jewish artists who make wonky machines, ‘anxious objects,’ and other kinetic commentaries on the ‘labor-saving devices’ of our current entanglement
What can the Start-up Nation airline learn from Start-up Valley?
A San Francisco-based women’s collective hosts cannabis-themed gatherings informed by Jewish tradition
Hippie memories of California Gov. Ronald Reagan’s bad jokes
Jewish drag queen Lil Miss Hot Mess will read to kids during a story hour in a Brooklyn library next week. Oh, and she does bar and bat mitzvahs.
‘And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead’ does little to dispel the mystery surrounding the artist, which is why it works
Using new tools to stimulate observance, The Kitchen offers Bay Area Jews an alternative form of community
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
The progressive-era novelist’s greedy, red-haired, Polish Jew, Zerkow, is the 20th century’s greatest golem
Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality
Is the free-associating tour guide and hipster icon, star of a Hulu original series, the hidden saint of our times?