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Emanuel Wotiz immigrated to the United States from Europe. In 1856, he enlisted for five years as a soldier in the U.S.
Invitations to the Young Men's eighth and twelfth soirees in 1859 at Assembly Hall in San Francisco and 1860 at Tucker's Aca
Guenther Zimmerman immigrated to San Francisco via Shanghai after leaving Germany.
John Zucker served as a rabbi for a reform congregation in Reno, Nev., and while he was there, he performed many marriages.
Rahle Abals settled in California shortly after the Gold Rush.<
Bella Hurst (Herscovich) Aaron was born in Canada and immigrated to Utah via Montana as a young child. She grew up in Ogden, Utah, the eldest daughter of eight children.
Objects documenting the sphere of personal and family rituals in the Global Jewish Diaspora constitute a conspicuous aspect of the museum holdings of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.
Many objects in The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life document the social interactions among Jewish and host communities throughout Central and South-East Asia, the Middle East, North Afri
The representation of synagogue and communal life is one of the major strengths of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.