Transforming A Jewish Museum In Order To Save It

“The story of how the Judah L. Magnes Museum – whose collection of Judaica is the third largest in the country – became the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley, … has much to do with the evolution of the American identity museum, with its chronicles of ethnic liberation amid hardship.”

Source: The New York Times 01/23/12