The Book of Genesis: A Biography

Ronald Hendel in conversation with Rabbi Stephen Pearce and the Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw
Date & Time: 
Thursday November 29, 2012 05:00 PM to 06:15 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Ronald Hendel will introduce his forthcoming book, The Book of Genesis: A Biography (Princeton, November 2012) in conversation with Rabbi Stephen Pearce of Temple Emanu-El, San Franc

The Magnes Open House

A Day of Celebration of The New Magnes Home in Downtown Berkeley
The Magnes Open House
Date & Time: 
Sunday January 22, 2012 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life is opening the doors of its new facility. See the new home of The Magnes.

PopUp Exhibition | Yiddish on Opposite Sides of the Atlantic

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Date & Time: 
Wednesday March 11, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Dr. Yael Chaver teaches Yiddish language and literature at Berkeley.

PopUp Exhibition | Yosef Rosen on the Powers of Amulets

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Date & Time: 
Wednesday March 18, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

As objects engraved with magical formulas, amulets offer fascinating insight into the world of beliefs that informed them.

PopUp Exhibition | Hats Off: Cultures of Jewish Resistance on the Far Side of Civil Rights

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Date & Time: 
Wednesday March 04, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The hat of activist Carol Ruth Silver -- and the political buttons that adorn it -- is the point of departure for this PopUp Exhibition on Jewish participation in the Civil Rights movement.

Botanical Zionism at the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Townsend Center Working Group on Modern Jewish Culture for Faculty and Students
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Date & Time: 
Wednesday April 29, 2015 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Special Guest: Dana von Suffrin (LMU-Munich)

Shanghai Refugee Camp Treasures from the Magnes of Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Townsend Center Working Group on Modern Jewish Culture for Faculty and Students
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Date & Time: 
Wednesday April 01, 2015 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley


Special Guest: Sheer Ganor, Graduate Student in History, UC Berkeley

Memories of Moroccan Jewish Life In Story and Material Culture from the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Townsend Center Working Group on Modern Jewish Culture for Faculty and Students
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Date & Time: 
Wednesday February 25, 2015 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Special Guest: Sarah Levin, Doctoral Candidate in Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies in the Digital Age | Jewish Studies Academic Consortium of the Jewish Community Federation

Future of Memory
Date & Time: 
Sunday April 19, 2015 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

An Interactive Panel Discussion and Presentation of Work

Bruce Phillips: “Who is a Jew in 21st Century America?” | The American Jewish Experience Speaker Series

Berkeley Center for Jewish Studies
Bruce Phillips
Date & Time: 
Thursday February 05, 2015 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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