India, Israel, and Berkeley

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Join Magnes Curator, Francesco Spagnolo and panel guests as they discuss ties between Israel, India, and Berkeley by examining Indian-Jewish artifacts from the Magnes Collection. Deputy Consul General Zamir will talk about his experiences stationed in Mumbai. The history of Jewish culture in India and the present-day Indian-Jewish culture in Israel will also be discussed. […]

Pushing Buttons, Old and New: Prayer Shawls, Karaite Jews, and Subversive Rituals (with Artist Nicki Green)

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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 […]

En Route: A Porcelain Set Between Paris, Istanbul and Berkeley

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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 […]

A Silent Presence: Female representations in synagogue textiles

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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 […]

Beyond the Photo Archive: Reconstructing The Concerns of Roman Vishniac (1971) at The Magnes

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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 […]

Old Craft – New Media: Gabriella Willenz’s Bezalel-inspired Leaning Tower series

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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 […]

Jewish Resistance: The many contexts of a 1905 painting by Lazar Krestin

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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 […]

Birth Certificates in Cloth: Ritual Textiles for the Jewish Life Cycle

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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 […]

Displaying Identity, Protecting Oneself: (What do we learn from) The shape of Hanukkah lamps

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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 […]

Hanukkah and Survival: A “Displaced Persons” Workshop in Germany, 1945

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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 […]