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's Archive for October, 2010

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-31

Just found out about Griplock Art Suspension Systems http://bit.ly/d010IU : good solutions 4 display in new Magnes? http://bit.ly/dipY6Y # Published Berkeley Side: Magnes Collections Get New Downtown Berkeley Home, by Frances Dinkelspiel… on Scribd http://scr.bi/bxmEU4 #readcast #

One Year Ago: Seymour Fromer (1922-2009)

Today marks the first year since the passing of the Magnes Museum founder, Seymour Fromer.  All of us at the Magnes are reaching out to Seymour’s widow, Rebecca Fromer, his daughter Mira Amiras, and their family. The last twelve months brought many changes to the collection Seymour started in 1962. The projects Seymour was so [...]

Old Jewish Neighborhood in SF

http://blogs.forward.com/the-arty-semite/132382/ I am re-posting an article from The Jewish Daily FORWARD on the exhibition organized by the Magnes and Lehrhaus Judaica, currently of view at the Jewish Community Library in San Francisco.  (Alla Efimova) Slideshow: Jews of the Fillmore By Renee Ghert-Zand Courtesy of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life With the opening [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-24

Greenebaum family Siddur (c. 1786) with lots of genealogical information. http://fb.me/Kgc3sCNy # I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/JePYXrRb # I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/KB8vQDhy #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-17

Construction on a new facility to hold the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life will being in a week http://fb.me/HJ2Uq88E #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-10

Watch the records of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life grow on http://fb.me/KYjeWZd6 # http://fb.me/JmcYxSUv # Published Bancroftiana Fall 2010 on Scribd http://scr.bi/c2HPwX #readcast #

New Findings, New Acquisitions

As the Librarian for the Judaica Collection at the Berkeley Libraries and the Curator for Judaica Collection at The Bancroft Library, I am very excited by my affiliation with The Magnes Collection for Jewish Life and Arts. I would like to note two important projects that are already in the works. First, I am reviewing [...]

Between Past and Future: The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life Comes to Bancroft (Bancroftiana, Fall 2010)

Frances Dinkelspiel tells the history of the Judah L. Magnes Museum and the establishment of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at The Bancroft Library in the Fall 2010 edition of Bancroftiana, Newsletter of the Friends of The Bancroft Library.

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-03

Watch our collection records in @OCLC grow each day under the loving attentions of @larchivist http://bit.ly/b3s4SL # To Cherish the Fruit of a Beautiful Tree: Etrog Containers in the Magnes Collection | opensource blog http://wp.me/psXps-hm # Staging an exhibition and planning the online catalog using @memoryminer http://yfrog.com/jl1vgfj # Staging an upcoming exhibition and preparing its [...]