Donors

These pages are devoted to the community of donors, individuals and institutions, that have supported and continue to support The Magnes, its collections and its programs. 

Founders

Seymour Fromer (New York City, 1922 - Berkeley, 2009)

The Judah L.

Institutions

Since its foundation in 1962, the Judah L.

Scholars

These pages are devoted to the scholars who studied and continue to study the holdings of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life from a variety of disciplinary approaches. 

Exhibitions History

The Magnes has a fifty-year history of presenting exhibitions that break new ground in Jewish Studies research, build upon the collaboration between curators and UC Berkeley faculty and students,

People and Institutions

Since its founding in 1962, the Magnes has been a veritable hub of Jewish culture, scholarship, and community action.

Magnes History

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life is based on the holdings of the former Judah L.

Collection Services

Information on how to ask reference questions, access the Helzel Collection Study Room, and obtain permissions to reproduce