Posted on Thursday June 30, 2016
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 at The Bancroft Library after the transfer of the Judah L. Magnes Museum to the University of ...
Posted on Friday April 10, 2015
This year, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life(2121 Allston Way) launched a series of informative Wednesday noontime lectures involving members of the extended Bay Area academic ...
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2015
The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair presents The 2015 Taubman Lectures with Professor Elchanan Reiner From Joshua to Jesus:  Three Chapters of the Galilean Jewish Foundational ...
Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015
Special Weekend Opening on CalDay!April 18 & 19, 11AM-4PM   ON VIEW THIS SPRING: The Future of Memory: Jewish Culture in the Digital Age What should we remember? What should we ...
Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015
Special Weekend Opening on CalDay!April 18 & 19, 11AM-4PM   ON VIEW THIS SPRING: The Future of Memory: Jewish Culture in the Digital Age What should we remember? What should we ...
Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015
Honoring Sonia Korn-GrimaniDistinguished Survivor with Jenny Chabon Cantor Eliana Kissner Performer Benji Marks Bass and Guitar Stephanie Anne Johnson, PhD Theater Arts, Writer Susan D. Felix ...
Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015
Professor George Breslauer Joins the Magnes as Its First Faculty Director by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Posted on Thursday March 19, 2015
Creating a good exhibition generally depends on the ability of the curator and the museum staff to tell a good story. What is needed is not so much a variety of interesting objects as a definite ...
Posted on Wednesday March 18, 2015
The Mikraot Gedolot are an edition of the Biblical text that juxtaposes the fully vocalized Hebrew text of the Bible with the commentaries of various Jewish exegetes, such as Rabbi Shlomo ...
Posted on Friday March 13, 2015
JWeekly | National Confab Examines Challenges, Opportunities for Jewish Museums, by Dan Shifrin by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Thursday August 28, 2014 to Friday June 26, 2015
The Jewish World: 100 Treasures of Art and Culture, which is being published by Skirà-Rizzoli in the Fall of 2014, is the first comprehensive catalog featuring the holdings of The Magnes ...
Thursday August 28, 2014 to Friday June 26, 2015
A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond.    For thousands of years, food rituals have been essential to constructing and maintaining Jewish ...
Tuesday January 27, 2015 to Friday June 26, 2015
In 1984, The Magnes acquired a portfolio of botanical drawings by Shmuel (Samuel) Lerner, a Ukraine-born amateur artist from California. While Lerner’s biography and many details surrounding ...
Thursday August 27, 2015 to 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. Biblical texts stand at the center of the Jewish experience—Jews keep biblical ...
Thursday August 27, 2015 to Friday December 18, 2015
The Book of Jonah is the only prophetic book of the Hebrew Bible read in its entirety in the synagogue. Recited during the Afternoon Service on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, Jonah’s story ...

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Posted on Thursday April 09, 2015
This year, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life(2121 Allston Way) launched a series of informative Wednesday noontime lectures involving members of the extended Bay Area academic ...