Tag Archive: Austria

Lecture: A Rare Conversation with Nobel Laureate Elfriede Jelinek

Elfriede Jelinek

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and Leo Baeck Institute will present a lecture by scholar Gitta Honegger on the 2004 Nobel Laureate Elfriede Jelinek’s recent, internationally acclaimed play Rechnitz. The evening will feature a rare and exclusive video conversation with the 2004 Nobel Laureate Elfriede Jelinek.

On Thin Ice: Jews in Salzburg

"Aryanization" Records

This exhibition was on display at the Museum Carolino Augusteum in 2002 and is now shown at the LBI with additional materials from the LBI’s collections.

September 18 – December 11, 2003.

Persecuting Grandfathers, Interviewing Grandsons? Austrian Gedenkdienst in New York

austrians

In 1995 the New York Leo Baeck Institute established a fascinating new project: Young Austrian conscientious objectors came to New York to do the equivalent of their military service by working at the Leo Baeck Institute interviewing Austrian refugees from their grandparents’ generation. These encounters have evolved into the Austrian Heritage Collection at LBI.