Taubman Lecture Series | The Construction of Jewish Identity in the Second Temple Period

Non-Mosaic Judaism
Date & Time: 
Thursday September 12, 2013 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

“Non-Mosaic Judasim” examines whether there were forms of Judean identity for which the Law of Moses was not the definitive criterion, and consider three test cases: the colony of Judeans at Elepha

Taubman Lecture Series | The Construction of Jewish Identity in the Second Temple Period

The Ancestral Law
Date & Time: 
Wednesday September 11, 2013 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

“The Ancestral Law” will focus on what it meant to be a Ioudaios in the Maccabean crisis, and ask how the Torah came to be the definitive touchstone of Judean identity.

Open House: Alumni and Family Weekend

Date & Time: 
Sunday October 06, 2013 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Special exhibition tours with Magnes Director Alla Efimova and Curator Francesco Spagnolo.

SFJFF Movie Night | Next Year in Bombay

(Dirs. Mathias Mangin and Jonas Parienté, 2010, 55 min)
Date & Time: 
Thursday October 03, 2013 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Special Tour of Global India: Kerala, Israel, Berkeley

with Visiting Scholar Dr. Barbara Johnson
Date & Time: 
Wednesday September 11, 2013 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Global India: Kerala, Israel, Berkeley, curated by

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  • Keepers of the Lost Ark: Behind the Scenes at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday August 28, 2013 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Designed for students during UC Berkeley Welcome Week, this behind-the-scenes tour will reveal the many unique resources and events that are available for teaching, study, and personal

    Holy Land, California

    Prints by Albert Garvey, 1974
    On view: 
    Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - Friday, June 27, 2014

    In 1974, the Judah L. Magnes Museum commissioned Albert Garvey (b.

    American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco

    (Dir. Marc Shaffer, 2013, 55 min)
    Date & Time: 
    Tuesday September 03, 2013 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    East Bay premiere of the epic story of the pioneering Jews of San Francisco.

    Lands/Scapes: On Painting and Jewish Geography

    On view: 
    Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - Friday, December 13, 2013

    This is the first exhibition to highlight landscape art from The Magnes collection.

    Global India: Kerala, Israel, Berkeley

    Case Study No. 4
    On view: 
    Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - Friday, June 27, 2014