Volunteers

A page devoted to the wonderful individuals, including UC Berkeley students, students at other institutions, and skilled professionals, who continue to invest their time, patience and expertise to further the mission of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. Among those listed here are the UC Berkeley undergraduate students who participate in the Undergraduate Apprentice Research Program (URAP) at The Magnes. 


 

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Alex Makabeh, UC Berkeley Environmental Science and Pre-Medical major, worked on documenting a collection of over 150 artifacts from Iran. The materials are being inventoried, researched, ...
Andrea Daniel, who works at the American Cancer Society in Oakland, California, began volunteering with the Judah L. Magnes Museum in 2009, reorganizing the "vertical files" in the library, and ...
Anna Bella Korbatov, UC Berkeley class of 2015, studies Political Science. Anna Bella collaborated on a major inventory project devoted to the extensive collection of postcards at The ...
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 in ...
"Begun in 1984, the Berkeley museum's volunteer-staffed Docent Outreach Program -- dubbed "the museum that comes to you" -- currently offers 15 different narrated shows, all but one with slides; ...
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 ...
Eva Gurevich volunteered as a Curatorial Intern in 2010-2011, and later was the Programs and Events Coordinator at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life in 2011-2012, when she oversaw the ...
Liora Alban has been involved in archival work at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life since 2012. Her time here has taught her the myriad of ways in which Jewish traditions simultaneously ...
Rose Levine was the chair of the Docent Outreach Program, a volunteer-based group active at the Judah L. Magnes Museum between 1984 and 2007. The Jewish Bulletin of Northern California covered ...
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. In the academic year of 2014, she received the ...
Zoe Lewin, Art History and Rhetoric major at UC Berkeley, researched a collection of nearly 500 postcards and contributed to developing an inventory of these materials, which includes accession ...
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