Saved by The Bay: Exhibition Opening Reception

Date & Time: 
Wednesday January 29, 2014 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Magnes Director Alla Efimova , The Bancroft Library Director Elaine Tennant and The Friends of The Magnes

Fiddler Reception and Klezmer Dance Party

Date & Time: 
Wednesday January 08, 2014 09:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

SFJFF Movie Night: Orchestra of Exiles

(Dir. Josh Aronson, 2012, 85 min)
Date & Time: 
Thursday December 05, 2013 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Global India: Kerala, Israel, Berkeley | An Exhibition in Context

A multi-disciplinary panel discussion
Date & Time: 
Thursday November 21, 2013 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The exhibition Global India: Kerala, Israel, Berkeley brought to light the exte

KlezCalifornia’s Yiddish Culture Festival

Klezmer Concert and Dance Party
Date & Time: 
Saturday October 26, 2013 08:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Annual Bay Area celebration of Yiddish culture for all ages. Enjoy and celebrate Yiddish culture! For all ages, musicians and not, Yiddish speakers and not.

Litquake: Thaisa Frank

Date & Time: 
Sunday October 13, 2013 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The day culminates with a public reading by award-winning author Thaisa Frank. Heidegger’s Glasses is Frank’s startling, surreal debut novel.

Sunday Streets Berkeley

Date & Time: 
Sunday October 13, 2013 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Magnes opens its doors to participate in Sunday Streets Berkeley, the annual downtown street festival along 17 blocks of Shattuck Avenue.

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

Apocalypticism and Torah
Date & Time: 
Tuesday September 17, 2013 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Professor Collins will consider how the traditional understanding of the covenant was modified when it was supplemented by claims of a higher revelation in the apocalyptic literature.

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.