Fall Exhibition Opening | Living by the Book: The Jewish Bible and the Everyday Power of Text

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Date & Time: 
Wednesday September 09, 2015 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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  • Depth of Field: Sephardic Identities on Screen | Toledo: El Secreto Oculto, Israel, 2008, 90 min.

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    Date & Time: 
    Tuesday October 06, 2015 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Toledo: El Secreto Oculto

    Depth of Field: Sephardic Identities on Screen | Saved by Language, USA, 2014, 53 min.

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    Date & Time: 
    Tuesday November 03, 2015 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Saved by Language

    Book Talk | Simon Goodman, The Orpheus Clock

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    Date & Time: 
    Tuesday October 27, 2015 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    The passionate, gripping, true story of one man’s single-minded quest to reclaim what the Nazis stole from his family, their beloved art collection, and to restore their legacy. 

    PopUp Exhibition | Andres Waissman & Gachi Prieto on Art, Memory, and Argentina

    Andres Waissman, La familia (1980), 84.81
    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday September 02, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Join us for the 2015-2016 inaugural PopUp Exhibition, learn about this year’s program, and meet Argentine artist Andres Waissman (Buenos Aires, 1955), who will be interviewed by Buenos Aires galler

    PopUp Exhibition | Mary Elings on Preserving Digital History

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    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday November 04, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Mary Elings is the Head of Digital Collections at The Bancroft

    PopUp Exhibition | Rabbi Yoel Kahn on External and Internal Censorship in Jewish Prayer

    Manuscript [68.106]: Painted Machzor leaf (15th century)
    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday November 18, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Rabbi Yoel Kahn is the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth El in Berkeley. Kahn was ordained at Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in 1985.

    PopUp Exhibition | Jon Voss on the Power of Digital History

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    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday October 28, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Jon is the Strategic Partnerships Director at Shift (formerly We Are What We Do) , a non-profit that allows a global community of individuals to share historical documents that matter to

    PopUp Exhibition | Susanna Zaraysky on Ladino in Sarajevo

    Print [70.0.3]: Hebrew primer (Venice, 18th cent.)
    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday October 21, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Filmmaker Susanna Zaraysky co-directed the film, Saved by Language, which tells the story of Moris Albahari, a Sephardic Jew from Sarajevo whose knowledge of Ladino helped him survive the

    PopUp Exhibition | Laurie Pearce on “By the Rivers of Babylon”

    Incantation Bowl by Susan Duhan Felix, 1985, 89.68
    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday October 14, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Laurie E. Pearce is a Lecturer in Assyriology at Berkeley. Her areas of speciality include the economic and social history of Mesopotamia in the later part of the first millennium BCE.