Alla Efimova

Chief Curator, Interim Director, The Judah L. Magnes Museum, and Executive Director, The Magnes Collection (2004-2014)

Alla Efimova, PhD, is a curator and art historian with a particular interest in the visual culture of modern Jewry.

Yosef Rosen

Magnes Graduate Fellow (Fall 2015)
Yosef Rosen

Yosef Rosen is a doctoral candidate in Jewish Studies at UC Berkeley.

Magnes Graduate Fellowship in Jewish Studies

The Magnes Graduate Fellowship in Jewish Studies offers funding to graduate students at UC Berkeley to conduct research based on source materials in The Magnes Collection of J

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.

Daniel Fisher

Magnes Graduate Fellow (2014-2015)

Daniel Fisher is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley.