Lehrhaus 360| Bridging Past and Future: The Bay Area Jewish Community

How We Got Here: Reflecting on the Past 150 Years
Seymour Fromer
Date & Time: 
Sunday February 12, 2012 10:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

This conference offers a panoramic perspective on the history of the Bay Area Jewish community from the Gold Rush to the present and in-depth perspectives through workshops and a dramatic monologue

Pell Lecture: From the Ottoman Empire to the Holocaust

The Jews of Rhodes and the End of the Sephardi Levant, 1900-1944
Aron Rodrigue
Date & Time: 
Wednesday February 08, 2012 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Aron Rodrigue
Charles Michael Professor in Jewish History and Culture, Stanford University.

 

Cordelia, Mein Kind

Magnes by The Marsh Performance
Cordelia Mein Kind
Date & Time: 
Thursday February 02, 2012 08:00 PM to Sunday February 05, 2012 04:00 PM
Location: 
The Marsh Theater, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley

Thur & Fri at 8pm
Sat at 5pm
Sun at 3pm

Formations of Orthodoxy: Religious Life Now and Then

A program of The Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union
Rabbi Michael Schudrich
Date & Time: 
Tuesday November 29, 2011 05:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Location: 
Easton Hall, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley

Opening Panel: 5:30-7:00

Naomi Seidman, GTU: "The Last Will and Testament of the Ninety-three Bais Yakov Girls of Krakow"

Gale Antokal: The Spill

Gale Antokal
On view: 
Sunday, January 22, 2012 - Friday, June 29, 2012

Case Study No. 1 | Shaken, Not Stirred

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On view: 
Sunday, January 22, 2012 - Friday, June 29, 2012

Built by Pacassa Studios, a local woodworking and architecture firm, the display cases at the very center of the new Magnes facility will be used to highlight thematic selections from the permanent

The Magnes Effect: Five Decades of Collecting

On view: 
Sunday, January 22, 2012 - Friday, June 29, 2012

In its first five decades The Magnes has made a global impact on Jewish culture through pioneering collecting practices and communal activism.

Dissolving Localities | Berkeley Jerusalem

A multimedia project by Emmanuel Witzthum
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On view: 
Sunday, January 22, 2012 - Friday, June 29, 2012

Emmanuel Witzthum’s multimedia project, Dissolving Localities, has focused for the last several years on the layers that compose the city of Jerusalem.

An Apocalypse of Our Time: Sergei Nilus and "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion"

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Date & Time: 
Monday September 19, 2011 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location: 
Dwinelle 370, UC Berkeley

The Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, the Institute for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, the Institute for European Studies, and the Jewish Studies Program a

Reception | The Anna Davidson Rosenberg Awards for Poems on the Jewish Experience

Poetry Reception
Date & Time: 
Sunday September 25, 2011 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location: 
The Morrison Library, 101 Doe Library, UC Berkeley
This year’s winners are: