Klein Collection Events

Welcome to the Klein Collection Events Listing

The Missing Half: A Torah Scroll Mystery
Thursday, October 14 | 7:00 pm | B’nai Jehudah
University of Kansas Professor Emeritus Paul Mirecki presents his discoveries surrounding a Torah scroll in the Spencer Research Library
collection. The cross-continental adventure sheds light on the experiences of Jewish communities over the last two hundred years. Paired with a temporary Klein Collection exhibit of related objects.

Klein Collection Learning Group
2nd Wednesday of the month, beginning October 2021
October 13, November 10, December 8, January 12
11:30 am | B’nai Jehudah

Are you a lifelong learner? Do you want to connect with like-minded people? Do you have an interest in Judaica, or the many captivating stories behind the pieces in the Michael Klein Collection? If so, join us for the Klein Collection Learning Group, a monthly discussion led by Educator/Curator, Abby Magariel!

Are you interested in learning more, but not ready to attend an in-person session? Email Abby Magariel at curator@bnaijehudah.org, and she will send you materials.

Smartify Sessions with the Klein Collection
Want to learn about the Klein Collection from anywhere, on your own time? You can! The Smartify app holds lots of information about the collection that you can access on your smartphone. We’ll show you how to download the app and help you get started using Smartify. No registration necessary; drop-in for these 10 minute tutorials and bring your smartphone and your Apple or Google password!

  • Sunday, October 10 | 10:00-11:00 am
  • Wednesday, October 13 | 1:30-2:30 pm
  • Sunday, November 14 | 10:00-11:00 am
  • Sunday, December 5 | 10:00-11:00 am
  • Wednesday, December 8 | 1:30-2:30 pm

Collection Connection Virtual Tour
Monday, January 10 | 1:00 pm | via Zoom

Join Educator/Curator Abby Magariel for another invigorating virtual tour of the all the Klein Collection has to offer! This tour will feature amulets, Torah ornaments and other Judaica from North Africa and the Middle East.