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.

Digital Humanities at Berkeley & The Future of Memory Reception

Future of Memory: HistoryPin
Date & Time: 
Wednesday February 18, 2015 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Digital Humanities at Berkeley
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“The Future of Memory”

Frontier Yiddish: Western Yiddish Americana 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 January 28, 2015 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Special Guest: Danny Luzon, Graduate Student in Comparative Literature

The Nile Project | CalPerformances Symposium, Food Tasting, and Community Music Event

Nile Project
Date & Time: 
Friday February 20, 2015 02:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Join CalPerformances at The Magnes for a symposium, food tasting, and community music event centering around the performance of

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  • The Secret Language of Flowers. Botanical Drawings from Israel, 1949-1950

    Lerner, Flower-World of Israel, 1949-1950 (84.1.1.37)
    On view: 
    Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - Friday, June 26, 2015

    The Future of Memory: Jewish Culture in the Digital Age

    Future of Memory: HistoryPin
    On view: 
    Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - Friday, December 18, 2015

    What should we remember, what should we forget, and who decides? 

    Jewish Songlines | Judeo-Spanish and Yiddish Music and Dance with Esti Kenan-Ofri (Israel) and Michael Alpert (United States)

    Date & Time: 
    Thursday March 19, 2015 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    A unique encounter between two world-class interpreters of Jewish musical traditions from Central and Eastern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.

    PopUp Exhibition | Daniel Fisher on Biblical Lives

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    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday February 25, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Daniel Fisher (Magnes Graduate Fellow and PhD Candidate, Near Eastern Studies) specializes in the Hebrew Bible and its early reception history. At the Magnes, Daniel is working with Dr.

    PopUp Exhibition | Anne Wootton and the Power of Searchable Sound

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

    We search text all the time — why can't we search speech?