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's Archive for January, 2012

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-29

Great guest blog post by Albert Wu, UC Berkeley! http://t.co/trmKaapf # New on http://t.co/JZQmaOI7: San Francisco Chronicle: Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life reopens http://t.co/ezpWQIXb # New on http://t.co/JZQmaOI7: The New York Times: A Jewish Museum Shifts Identity http://t.co/xPD1QGYW # 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… http://t.co/BJ9i12FG # SFGate: The Magnes: A new cultural institution is unveiled in Berkeley http://t.co/550e3GTY # Published Berkeleyside-Berkeley's New Magnes Building on Scribd http://t.co/R8yiHnsx #readcast # Berkeleyside: Berkeley’s new Magnes building to be unveiled on Sunday http://t.co/1TKSrwZf # magnes.org is back [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-15

Magnes opening on 01.22.2012: Updates are on facebook: http://t.co/qM7wOW0s + Images on Flickr: http://t.co/Cw5FN5fy # UCB library website down & so is magnes.org : Please refer to Facebook http://t.co/Ju0chVev and Flicrk http://t.co/Cw5FN5fy # Photo: Exhibitions going up. Getting ready. The works… http://t.co/grrRI64R # Published Magnes Brochure v5 Spreads on Scribd http://t.co/AuCfEzQo #readcast # New on [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-08

A little appetizer before our opening. Enjoy an 18th-century Italian painted Esther scroll. http://t.co/QGZKFkFp # Rebecca Camhi Fromer (1927-2012) – Rebecca Fromer, poet and co-founder of The Magnes, died on January 1,… http://t.co/A2Rgjmai #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-01

Using the Archives to Reflect on Your Hanukkah Experience http://t.co/rPOXvZcA # Jewish Foodways in San Francisco, California – Now with an online copy of a 1909 cookbook published by the… http://t.co/2pRGVdqH # New on http://t.co/JZQmaOI7: Jewish Foodways in San Francisco, California http://t.co/OJixd9hS # New on http://t.co/JZQmaOI7: Screening: Adam Resurrected http://t.co/or6ScCF7 # We mourn the loss [...]