Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
Mascha Kaléko in Greenwich Village
Alice Urbach's Stolen Cookbook
Talent, Ambition, Wealth
Help LBI keep the past present with a financial donation or by contributing historical materials.
Shared History Project
58 objects and their stories will be researched in depth and posted in chronological order (one object each week starting in January 2021) on the Shared History Project website, both in German and English.
Upcoming Event, June 21
Historians Marsha Rozenblit, Deborah Hertz, Lisa Silverman, and Stefan Hoffman discuss the lives of three extraordinary Jewish women who left their imprint on the arts in the 19th century.
Upcoming Event, June 24
Alex Ross (The New Yorker) engages George Prochnik, author of a recent Heinrich Heine biography, in a conversation about the German poet's revolutionary aesthetics and politics.