Jason J. Block

Fromer Undergraduate Scholar 2014
Jason J. Block

Jason "Jackson" Block is a Business Administration student with Public Policy, Global Poverty & Practice, and Jewish Studies minors at the University of California, Berkeley.

Lauren Cooper, Undergraduate Research Apprentice (2014-2015)


Lauren Cooper, a Comparative Literature major and Spanish and History minor at UC Berkeley, created a digital companion to the Magnes Museum’s catalog, The Jewish World, integrating t

Nadine Melamed, Undergraduate Research Apprentice (2015)


Nadine Melamed, a Near Eastern Studies major with an emphasis in Persian Language and Literature at UC Berkeley, has a deep interest in international Jewry, especially in relation to Iran and other

Petra Stefanova, Undergraduate Research Apprentice (2015)


Petra Stefanova is an undergraduate student at UC Berkeley pursuing a degree in Anthropology.

Michelle Tarbell, Undergraduate Research Apprentice (2015)


Michelle is an undergraduate at UC Berkeley majoring in History and Classical Civilizations with a concentration in museology and education.

Xinyi Chen

Undergraduate Intern (Cornell University)
Xinyi Chen

Xinyi Chen is an undergraduate student at Cornell University (Class of 2017). She plans to major in Near Eastern Studies and minor in Jewish Studies.

Alex Makabeh

Undergraduate Research Apprentice (2013-2014)

Alex Makabeh, UC Berkeley Environmental Science and Pre-Medical major, worked on documenting a collection of over 150 artifacts from Iran.

Erin Faigin

Undergraduate Research Apprentice (2013-2014)

Erin Fagin, UC Berkeley History major, applied her knowledge of Yiddish to help catalog circa 100 previously uncatalogued Yiddish books and journals printed in California during the

Christine Liu

Undergraduate Research Apprentice (2012-2014)

Christine Liu, double major in History and Economics at UC Berkeley, worked on small archival collections, which document a wide variety of topics, ranging from art collecting

Anna Bella Korbatov

Undergraduate Research Apprentice (2013-2014)

Anna Bella Korbatov, UC Berkeley class of 2015, studies Political Science.