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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  • 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