CalDay 2015 | Weekend Open Galleries

Lerner, Flower-World of Israel, 1949-1950 (84.1.1.37)
Date & Time: 
Sunday April 19, 2015 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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  • CalDay 2015 | Weekend Open Galleries

    Lerner, Flower-World of Israel, 1949-1950 (84.1.1.37)
    Date & Time: 
    Saturday April 18, 2015 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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  • City of Berkeley 13th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

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    Date & Time: 
    Sunday April 12, 2015 12:00 PM to 02:30 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Honoring

    Sonia Korn-Grimani
    Distinguished Survivor

    PopUp Exhibition | Tom Laqueur on Museums and the Construction of Narrative

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    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday April 22, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Creating a good exhibition generally depends on the ability of the curator and the museum staff to tell a good story.

    PopUp Exhibition | Filling in the Gaps: Reading the Bible With Commentaries

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    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday April 29, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    The Mikraot Gedolot are an edition of the Biblical text that juxtaposes the fully vocalized Hebrew text of the Bible with the commentaries of various Jewish exegetes, such as Rabbi Shlomo

    Sarah Benor: "Mensch, Bentsh, and Balagan: Language as a Marker of Jewish Identity"

    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday March 18, 2015 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Professor Benor’s upcoming talk describes the range of Jewish American English – from the addition of a few Yiddish words among Jews with weak connections to organized Jewish life to 

    PopUp Exhibition | Moroccan Jews and the Ornaments of Acculturation

    A Lecture by Professor Emily Gottreich
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    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday April 15, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Jews have lived in Morocco for over two millennia, both prior to and eventually deeply integrated with Moroccan Muslims.

    Daniel Fisher on the Materials of Lived Biblical Interpretation

    Townsend Center Working Group on Modern Jewish Culture for Faculty and Students
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    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday March 18, 2015 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley
    Daniel Fisher (Magnes Graduate Fellow and PhD Candidate, Near Eastern Studies) specializes in the Hebrew Bible and its early reception history. At the Magnes, Daniel is working with Dr.

    PopUp Exhibition | Freud’s Moses: Between Anti-Semitism and Assimilation

    A Lecture by Dr. Gilad Sharvit
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    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday April 01, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    The debate about Sigmund Freud’s ambivalent relationship with Judaism found new inspiration in the last few decades through a wave of new publications that focus on Freud’s last work,Moses and Mono

    Warsaw: the Jewish Metropolis

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    Date & Time: 
    Thursday March 12, 2015 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Before the war, Warsaw was the home of Europe’s largest Jewish community.