Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
German-Jewish Feminism in the Twentieth Century
Rabbi Walter Plaut and the 1961 Freedom Ride
The Second Robbery: Aryanization and Restitution of Jewish Property in Austria
Help LBI keep the past present with a financial donation or by contributing historical materials.
Beginning February 14th, episodes will be released weekly every Tuesday. New stories of Jewish lives under the shadow of fascism. Narrated by award-winning screen and stage actor, Mandy Patinkin. Because the past is always present.
Upcoming Event, February 28th
This month, the LBI Book Club will read and discuss Remote Sympathy with author Catherine Chidgey.
Upcoming Event, March 27th
In Eine Frau, filmmaker Jeanine Meerapfel follows the traces of a woman and her life from France to Germany to exile in Argentina, reconstructing exile and uncertainty like an archaeologist.
Historian Markus Krah has been appointed the John H. Slade Executive Director of LBI effective October 1, 2022.
After months of illuminating Jewish history exclusively in a virtual space, the Center for Jewish History is thrilled to welcome you back in person in our reading room and our galleries on an appointment basis. As of November 2021, shipments of materials donations can be scheduled again.