From our series, "Zooming In: Weekly Curatorial Conversations from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life."
Each week, Curators Francesco Spagnolo and Shir Kochavi present insights and connections emerging from the holdings of UC Berkeley's Magnes Collection, one of the largest Jewish museum collections in the world. Throughout the series, guests will join them to explore Jewish art and life, one object at a time.
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Hanukkah lamp depicting the symbol of "Shearith Hapletah", inscribed for the American Jewish
Joint Distribution Committee
Wolfratshausen, Bavaria, Germany, 1946-1948
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, University of California, Berkeley,
gift of Rabbi William Z. Dalin, 79.70.1