Opening Reception l High Holy Days at the Luna Park: Show-card Posters from the Firschein Press & The Karaite Canon: Manuscripts and Ritual Objects from Cairo

When: 
Wed, Jan 31, 2018 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life cordially invites you to an opening reception for its two new exhibitions:

High Holy Days at the Luna Park: Show-card Posters from the Firschein Press, Brooklyn, NY, 1920–1974 
&
The Karaite Canon: Manuscripts and Ritual Objects from Cairo 

OPENING REMARKS
George Breslauer, Faculty Director, The Magnes
Francesco Spagnolo, Curator, The Magnes

HONORING
Oscar and Theda Firschein (Menlo Park)
Donors of the Firschein Collection

PERFORMANCE
Yair Harel (Jerusalem)
Piyyut
Hebrew Sacred Songs from North Africa

Free and open to the public | RSVP at bit.ly/springopening2018 by January 25


 

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Partners

Major funding ($100,000+) for The Magnes Collection comes from Karen and Franklin Dabby, the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, the Helzel Family Foundation, the Koret Foundation,  Peachy and Mark (Z’l) Levy, Magnes Leadership Circle, Magnes Museum Foundation, the Office of the Chancellor at the University of California, Berkeley, Barbro and Bernard Osher, and Taube Philanthropies.

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