Modern Jewish Studies Colloquium: What is Jewish Studies?

Jeffrey Shandler in conversation with John Efron, moderated by Francesco Spagnolo
Date & Time: 
Monday October 15, 2012 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Modern Jewish Studies Colloquium is inaugurated by a conversation about the formative history and the current state of the field of Jewish Studies, featuring Jeffrey Shandler (

Music @The Magnes: Theodore Bikel

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Date & Time: 
Saturday November 03, 2012 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

An Academy Award-winning and Tony-nominated actor and internationally renowned folksinger, who was also active in the Soviet Jewry Freedom Movement will present a one-night-only special perfo

Fall Open House on Homecoming Weekend

Two days of free performances and exhibition tours at The Magnes (October 6-7)
Date & Time: 
Saturday October 06, 2012 12:00 PM to Sunday October 07, 2012 04:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Join thousands of alumni, families, and friends on October 5–7, 2012, for Homecoming at Cal — the

Music @ The Magnes: Efrat Ben Zur

Free Solo Performance by a protagonist of the new Israeli music scene
Date & Time: 
Tuesday October 09, 2012 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

A collection of Emily Dickinson's poems set to music composed by acclaimed Israeli singer and actress, Efrat Ben Zur, results in songs blessed with a magical touch.

The 2012 Anna Davidson Rosenberg Awards for Poems on the Jewish Experience: Winners and Reception

Date & Time: 
Sunday September 23, 2012 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, UC Berkeley

announces

Wartime Shanghai: A Microcosm of Eurasian Jewish Diversity

A Pell Lecture with Jonathan Goldstein, University of West Georgia
Date & Time: 
Thursday October 04, 2012 05:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

A professor of history at the University of West Georgia, Goldstein is the foremost authority on the history of Jewish com

Brunch with SFJFF

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Date & Time: 
Saturday August 04, 2012 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Rosenberg Poetry Award Reception

Date & Time: 
Sunday September 23, 2012 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Please join us to celebrate the community-wide reception in honor of this year’s winners of the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Awards.

Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration; Author Alex Kershaw on "The Liberator"

Date & Time: 
Thursday November 08, 2012 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

A Program in Commemoration of Kristallnacht: The Night of Broken Glass

Movie Night | Tinghir Jerusalem, Echoes from the Mellah (Israel 2011)

Documentary Film Screening in collaboration with the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
Date & Time: 
Thursday November 01, 2012 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Tinghir Jerusalem, Echoes from the Mellah
Dir. Kamal Hachkar | France, Morocco, Israel | 2011 | 86min.