Saved by the Bay

Refugees from Fascist Europe at UC Berkeley
Date & Time: 
Thursday April 25, 2013 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Free and open to the public. Followed by reception.

Ethnography and The “Cochin Jews” of Kerala: Insights from Fieldwork in India and Israel, 1972-2012

Barbara C. Johnson, Emerita Professor of Anthropology, Ithaca College
Date & Time: 
Tuesday April 23, 2013 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

After introducing the Kerala Jews, their history and culture in South India for more thana millennia, and their community life since migrating to Israel, Johnson will offer a fewhighlights from her

Robert Alter on his new book

Ancient Israel : The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings: A Translation with Commentary
Robert Alter
Date & Time: 
Thursday April 18, 2013 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Robert Alter’s award-winning translation of the Hebrew Bible continues with the stirring narrative of Israel’s ancient history.

11th annual City of Berkeley Holocaust Remembrance Day Event

Date & Time: 
Sunday April 07, 2013 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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  • Movie Night | My So-Called Enemy

    Film Screening followed by Q & A with Director Lisa Gossels
    Date & Time: 
    Monday April 08, 2013 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Spanning a seven-year period, “My So-Called Enemy” follows six Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls committed to justice and mutual understanding 

    Pell Lecture: Film Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Lisa Gossels and Peter Gossels

    The Children of Chabbanes (Dir. Lisa Gossels and Dean Wetherell)
    Date & Time: 
    Sunday April 07, 2013 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    "THE CHILDREN OF CHABANNES"

    Music @ The Magnes | Psoy Korolenko in Concert

    $10 at the door and FREE for UCB students with ID
    Date & Time: 
    Sunday March 24, 2013 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Psoy Korolenko (pseudonym of Pavel Lion) is a Russian/Jewish multilingual poet-singer, known as a 'wandering scholar' and 'singing professor'.

    Writing Identity: Sayed Kashua

    In conversation with dr. Leon Wiener Dow
    Date & Time: 
    Thursday March 14, 2013 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Sayed Kashua was born in the Arab town of Tira in central Israel.

    SFJFF Movie Night at The Magnes

    The Office (Dir. Eitan Tzur, Israel, 2010)
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    HaMisrad (המשרד, "The Office") is a version of The Office, a 2001-2003 British and American Sitcom.

    A Sweet Diaspora Song. Paths of Jewish Music in America. Performance by Michael Alpert in conversation with Francesco Spagnolo

    Introduction by Mark Slobin
    Date & Time: 
    Tuesday March 12, 2013 07:30 PM to 09:30 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Presented in association with the 28th Jewish Music Festival, this p