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tuesday/12

Lecture at the piano. “The Mendelssohns and their musical worlds.” Nicholas McGegan of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in conversation with Magnes curator Francesco Spagnolo. With documentary “Mendelssohn, the Nazis and Me.” Part of Mendelssohn Project. At the Magnes, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley. 7 p.m. Free. www.magnes.org

wednesday/13

“This Is Bay Area Jewry.” Opening reception for photo/essay exhibit. Sponsored by Lehrhaus Judaica and Building Jewish Bridges. Exhibit runs through June. At Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit St., Oakland. 7 p.m. Free with advance registration. www.lehrhaus.org

“The Visual Power of Text.” Presentation on shivitis (devotional Hebrew manuscripts), with examples from museum collection. At the Magnes, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley. 12 p.m. Free. www.magnes.org

wednesday/20

“Jewish Memory in Ukraine.” Rebecca Golbert of of U.C. Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies reflects on overlapping interest in Jewish and Holocaust studies, anthropology, ethnography. At the Magnes, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley. 12 p.m. Free. www.magnes.org