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Jewish Americans: Religion and Identity in the Haas-Lilienthal House

This course was offered in Fall, 2017.

Haas-Lilienthal HouseLehrhaus Founding Director Emeritus Fred Rosenbaum shares his detailed research about the three generations of German-Jewish residents who lived in the elegant and imposing Haas-Lilienthal House (1886-1972). They helped turn San Francisco from a coarse boomtown into a world-class metropolis.

This program is sponsored by San Francisco Heritage.


# Sessions
Date & time

Thursday, November 9
6:00 pm


$15 admission
Register here

Session Time Days Location Instructors
Nov 09 6:00 PM–7:30 PM Thu Haas-Lilienthal House Fred Rosenbaum


Haas-Lilienthal House

2007 Franklin Street

San Francisco, CA 94109



Fred Rosenbaum

Fred Rosenbaum Fred Rosenbaum, founding director of Lehrhaus Judaica, has written four books on Bay Area Jewish history and three books on the Holocaust. He has taught numerous courses on the history of contemporary Israel at Lehrhaus and the University of San Francisco. He has been awarded the S.Y. Agnon Gold Medal for Intellectual Excellence by the Scopus Society of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Covenant Award for Exceptional Jewish Educators, as well as the Anne and Robert Cowan Writers’ Award for making an exceptional impact on the Bay Area by writing on Jewish themes.