Reboot Ideas Festival creates a safe space to boldly explore the biggest ideas captivating the Jewish world during these dark times while finding joy in culture, community and ritual.

Iconic Speakers

Get your mind racing with over 30 invigorating conversations on hot button issues like identity, antisemitism and Israel, plus age-old explorations of mortality and the mind, presented by leaders in entertainment, media, technology and social justice including Jill Soloway (creator of Transparent), Josh Radnor (star of How I Met Your Mother), Rabbi Sharon Brous (founding Rabbi of IKAR), Jonathan Ames (creator of Bored To Death), Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie (Founding Spiritual Leader of Lab/Shul), Manny Yekutiel (owner of Manny’s) and dozens more.

Inspired Performances

After dinner delights that will amuse you and move you with a live podcast by Ask Ronna with Ronna (& Bryan), stand-up comedy straight from London Fringe Festival with Alex Edelman, and a special preview of Transparent: The Musical by Faith Soloway the West Coast premiere of a one-woman show, A Map of Myself: My Odyssey to America, by Sara Abou Rashed.

Immersive Rituals

Celebrate ancient Sabbath and Seder rituals supercharged with meaning and memories with music, poetry and kinetic conversations.

Intimate Roundtables

All attendees can become participants with small-group activities designed to build community and let you get in touch with what plagues you and what inspires you.

Delicious Culinary Experiences

All meals included, with elevated on-site dining curated by Jeffrey Zurofsky (BravoTV’s Best New Restaurant) that will have you asking for seconds (and thirds).

In the spirit of all good special gatherings of Jews, there will be Chinese food. Thanks to activist/restaurateurs Anthony Myint and Karen Leibowtiz, San Francisco's Mission Chinese Food is designing our Shabbat dinner showcasing climate beneficial ingredients, prepared in collaboration with chef Jeffrey Zurofsky (BravoTV’s Best New Restaurant). You've never tasted a better sustainable meal.

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