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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-26

Published The Magnes Effect-Labels on Scribd #readcast # Published Magnes Effect Intro on Scribd #readcast # Published Gale Antokal on Scribd #readcast # Published Emmanuel-Witzthum on Scribd #readcast # Published Case Study Labels on Scribd #readcast # Published Case Study Intro Final on Scribd #readcast # Also happening tonight [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-19

RT @jasonbjones: Video installation at The Magnes #CAM2012 by @Witzthum #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-12

Photo: Over a hundred people are attending tonight the Pell Lecture given by Aron Rodrigue at The Magnes! # This Wednesday at 5pm The Magnes: The Jews of Rhodes and the End of the Sephardi Levant, 1900-1944. See you there! # Come to "The Jews of Rhodes and the End of the Sephardi Levant, [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-05

Activities Report. 1,500 visitors on opening day. Open to the public: Wed-Sun Noon-4pm; Thu until 7pm. So far,… # Come to "Film Screening: Adam Resurrected" Thursday, February 23 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. See the film adapted… #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-29

Great guest blog post by Albert Wu, UC Berkeley! # New on San Francisco Chronicle: Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life reopens # New on The New York Times: A Jewish Museum Shifts Identity # Visit The Magnes. We are open Wednesday-Sunday, from Noon to 4pm (and until 7pm [...]

Between History and Mistery: Imaging “The Synagogue of the Chinese Jews” (1827)

I am delighted to share a guest post by Albert Wu, PhD candidate in the Department of History at UC Berkeley. It resulted from conversations we started at THATCamp Bay Area 2011 (a digital humanities conference we both attended), and continued with a shared exploration of the holdings of The Magnes, both online and on [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-22

Photo: Emmanuel Witzthum at UC Berkeley (Spring 2012) on Flickr. Emmanuel Witzthum, a composer and… # SFGate: The Magnes: A new cultural institution is unveiled in Berkeley # Published Berkeleyside-Berkeley's New Magnes Building on Scribd #readcast # Berkeleyside: Berkeley’s new Magnes building to be unveiled on Sunday # is back [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-15

Magnes opening on 01.22.2012: Updates are on facebook: + Images on Flickr: # UCB library website down & so is : Please refer to Facebook and Flicrk # Photo: Exhibitions going up. Getting ready. The works… # Published Magnes Brochure v5 Spreads on Scribd #readcast # New on [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-08

A little appetizer before our opening. Enjoy an 18th-century Italian painted Esther scroll. # Rebecca Camhi Fromer (1927-2012) – Rebecca Fromer, poet and co-founder of The Magnes, died on January 1,… #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-01

Using the Archives to Reflect on Your Hanukkah Experience # Jewish Foodways in San Francisco, California – Now with an online copy of a 1909 cookbook published by the… # New on Jewish Foodways in San Francisco, California # New on Screening: Adam Resurrected # We mourn the loss [...]