In the Midst of Civilized Europe: The Pogroms of 1918-1921 and the Onset of the Holocaust

UC Berkeley Department of History, 3335 Dwinelle Hall 3335 Dwinelle Hall, Berkeley

Berkeley's Center for Jewish Studies presents acclaimed historian Jeffrey Veidlinger's lecture discussing the Pogroms of 1918-1921. Drawing upon long-neglected archival materials, including thousands of newly discovered witness testimonies, trial records, and official orders, Professor Veidlinger shows for the first time how this wave of genocidal violence created the conditions for the Holocaust.

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In Real Times. Arthur Szyk: Art & Human Rights (1926-1951)

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

Arthur Szyk’s compelling political cartoons placed Nazi genocide, tyranny and racism on the covers of America’s most popular magazines during World War II. Highlighting how Szyk used his art to take immediate, direct action in bringing attention to the Holocaust as it was being perpetrated, In Real Times. Arthur Szyk: Art & Human Rights (1926-1951) showcases over fifty […]

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In Real Times. Arthur Szyk: Art & Human Rights (1926-1951)

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

Arthur Szyk’s compelling political cartoons placed Nazi genocide, tyranny and racism on the covers of America’s most popular magazines during World War II. Highlighting how Szyk used his art to take immediate, direct action in bringing attention to the Holocaust as it was being perpetrated, In Real Times. Arthur Szyk: Art & Human Rights (1926-1951) showcases over fifty […]

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Special Exhibit | Anatomy of Torture: Testimonies from the Berkeley Archive

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

The UC Berkeley archives contain a trove of original manuscripts that detail the persecution of Spanish Jews in the 16th and 17th century. Ron Hassner's special exhibit, Anatomy of Torture: Testimonies from the Berkeley Archive accompanies the publication of his latest book Anatomy of Torture (Cornell, 2022) by making several of these documents available for […]

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The Magnes Exhibitions Open to the Public

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

The Magnes Collection's galleries are open to the public September 6 to December 15, 2022 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 11am-4pm. Admission is always free – Current Exhibitions – Visitor Information