PopUp Exhibition | Laurie Pearce on “By the Rivers of Babylon”

Incantation Bowl by Susan Duhan Felix, 1985, 89.68
Date & Time: 
Wednesday October 14, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Laurie E. Pearce is a Lecturer in Assyriology at Berkeley. Her areas of speciality include the economic and social history of Mesopotamia in the later part of the first millennium BCE.

PopUp Exhibition | Noa Bar Gabai on Orientalism in Israeli Culture

Painting [93.1] by Maurice Bismouth (Djerba, Tunisia, ca. 1920)
Date & Time: 
Wednesday October 07, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Noa Bar Gabai is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature at UCLA. Her dissertation is tentatively entitled “Messianism and Masortiyut: The Poetics of Traditionalism in Mizrahi Hebrew”.

Reflections on the Legacy of Nuremberg: the 70th Anniversary of The Nuremberg Trials

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Date & Time: 
Monday April 27, 2015 05:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Program Schedule:

5:30 pm Reception

6:15 - 7:00 pm Film Screening – Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today

Larger Than Life: Jonah and the Fish | Maftir Yonah by Mordechai Beck and David Moss

Maftir Yonah (1992), 2007.1.1-10
On view: 
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - Friday, December 18, 2015

The Book of Jonah is the only prophetic book of the Hebrew Bible read in its entirety in the synagogue.

Living by The Book: The Hebrew Bible and the Everyday Power of Text | Case Study No. 6

A new exhibition exploring art, material culture, and religious texts
Eugene Abeshaus, Jonah and the Whale in Haifa Port (1978), 94.26.3
On view: 
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - Friday, June 24, 2016

The Bible is a constant in Jewish life, in all the varied forms it has taken around the world and across history.

2015 Taubman Lecture Series

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Date & Time: 
Tuesday April 28, 2015 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair presents

The 2015 Taubman Lectures with Professor Elchanan Reiner

2015 Taubman Lecture Series

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Date & Time: 
Thursday April 23, 2015 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair presents

The 2015 Taubman Lectures with Professor Elchanan Reiner

2015 Taubman Lecture Series

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Date & Time: 
Tuesday April 21, 2015 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair presents

The 2015 Taubman Lectures with Professor Elchanan Reiner

CalDay 2015 | Weekend Open Galleries

Lerner, Flower-World of Israel, 1949-1950 (84.1.1.37)
Date & Time: 
Sunday April 19, 2015 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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  • CalDay 2015 | Weekend Open Galleries

    Lerner, Flower-World of Israel, 1949-1950 (84.1.1.37)
    Date & Time: 
    Saturday April 18, 2015 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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