Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
Purim in LBI collections
Legal Sabotage: Ernst Fraenkel in Hitler's Germany
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The Shared History project tells the story of Jews in central Europe using 58 objects. Each object will illustrate how German-Jewish history is deeply interwoven with the peoples and countries in this region.
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.
The story of Rabbi Walter Plaut's (1919–1964) participation in the Interfaith Freedom Ride in 1961, told based on the Walter Plaut Scrapbook in the collection of the LBI Archives.
The German Jews of Washington Heights
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