- Digital Programs
Videos, clips, interviews, installation stories and gallery tours about the exhibitions of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.
Jewish Life in Gold Rush San Francisco: A Letter from Julius Eckman to Solomon Nunes Carvalho (1855)
Letter from Julius Eckman to Solomon Nunes Carvalho
San Francisco, March 15, 1855
San Francisco's Congregation Sherith Israel was founded in 1851, the same year as the city's other leading Jewish congregation, Emanu-El.