Tag Archive: Wissenschaft des Judentums

Progress Filling Gaps in Frankfurt Wissenschaft des Judentums Collection

Rare book digitization.
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LBI and the Frankfurt University Library have made significant progress in a joint effort to recreate a landmark collection of Judaica that was long believed to be permanently fragmented by World War II.

NEH and DFG to Fund Initiative to Recreate Seminal Judaica Collection

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The $180,000 grant, jointly funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft – DFG), will allow LBI to digitize about 1,000 books that have been identified as missing from the Frankfurt Library’s Judaica collection.

Leo Baeck Institute and Frankfurt Library Work to Reunite Legendary “Science of Judaism” Collection

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Projects underway at Leo Baeck Institute and the Goethe University Library in Frankfurt could give scholars access to a landmark collection of Judaica that was long believed to be permanently fragmented by World War II. A a team of librarians at LBI have cross-referenced a list of works missing from the Frankfurt Library’s 1932 catalogue with LBI holdings.