The New York Times: A Jewish Museum Shifts Identity

New York Times

The New York Times' critic, Edward Rothstein, revie

What is The Magnes? Launch Campaign 2012

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The staff of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life collaborated with The Hive Advertising in San Francisco to create an ad campaig

Remembering Warren Hellman (1934-2011)

Warren Hellman

We are deeply saddened by the passing if Warren Hellman, who died yesterday in San Francisco.

Confluence: A Newsletter of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (Fall 2011)

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Click on the image below to read Confluence, the newsletter of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.
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The Magnes winter Appeal

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  • The Magnes Fellowship in Jewish Studies


    Application deadline is March 1st

    Event Space Rental Info

    The Magnes Event Space will be available for rent for events starting June of 2012.

    Elaine Tennant named new Bancroft Library director

    The Bancroft Library

    Elaine Tennant, a medieval and early modern specialist in the German and Scandinavian departments at the University of California, Berkeley, will become the James D.