One might think that it's difficult to preserve one's (minority) faith in a large city, and though one may be right, it certainly isn't impossible. Below is a list of resources that, hopefully, even the most chassidic San Franciscans will appreciate.

Community Centers and Services


Delis and Restaurants

Groceries and Markets


  • Adath Israel (Orthodox)
  • Congregation Anshey Sfard (Orthodox)
  • Congregation Beth Israel-Judea (Reform-Conservative)
  • Beyt Tikkun ("Neo-Chassidic")
  • Chabad Noe Valley (Orthodox)
  • Congregation Chevra Thilim (Orthodox-Traditional)
  • Congregation Beth Sholom (Conservative)
  • Congregation B'nai Emunah (Conservative)
  • Congregation Emanu-El (Reform)
  • Keneset HaLev (Independent)
  • Keneseth Israel (Orthodox)
  • Congregation L'Dor Vador (Independent)
  • Magain David Sephardim Congregation (Sephardi-Orthodox)
  • Congregation Ner Tamid (Conservative)
  • Nishmat Shalom (Independent)
  • Or Shalom Jewish Community (Independent)
  • Richmond Torah Center - Chabad (Orthodox)
  • Congregation Sha'ar Zahav (Reform)
  • Congregation Sherith Israel (Reform)
  • Congregation Torath Emeth (Orthodox)


The San Francisco Jewish Community Federation (website) is a great resource for Jews in San Francisco and the Bay Area.