Shoah, by Claude Lanzmann: 25th Anniversary Screening – Pacific Film Archive

A sensation when it was released twenty-five years ago, Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah has long since passed from “mere” documentary (though it is praised as one of the greatest ever ma

Berkeley Side: Magnes Collections Get New Downtown Berkeley Home, by Frances Dinkelspiel – 10.13.2010

Frances Dinkelspiel describes the groundbreaking ceremony marking the construction of a new facility to hold the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the Bancroft Library of the University o

"A Film Unifinished" Opens in San Francisco 10/1/10


A Film Unfinished 

Designing the New Magnes

For almost half a century, the Judah L.

Welcome to the new Website of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life!


Welcome to our new website!  

NY Times: Jewish Collection Moves – 07.09.2010

New York Time's Antiques columnist, Eve M. Kahn, reports on the move of the Judah L.

KCBS: Jewish Collection on the Move – 07.04.2010

KCBS's Jeff Bell covers the move of the Judah L.