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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art & Life

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A small museum worth a half hour visit

This museum had an exhibit of the Torah in Jewish life on display when I went. It also contained... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2015
Jonathan G
Wonderful Small Museum

Set in a peaceful Berkeley residential neighborhood, this small museum of Jewish Art and history... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2014
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Sep 20, 2015
“A small museum worth a half hour visit”
May 27, 2014
“Wonderful Small Museum”
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Reviewed September 20, 2015

This museum had an exhibit of the Torah in Jewish life on display when I went. It also contained ritual objects from American and European Jewish homes--some not very well identified. One seven branched Shabbat candelabrum was labeled a "Chanuka menorah." The student volunteer greeter,...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2014

Set in a peaceful Berkeley residential neighborhood, this small museum of Jewish Art and history can be a wonderful experience, depending on the shows they have at the time. If you are feeling like having an outing for yourself this can be lovely thing to...More

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