Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
The Schweitzer Fürstenheim Family
Summons to Berlin: Nazi Theft and a Daughter’s Quest for Justice
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The Leo Baeck Medal is the highest honor that Leo Baeck Institute bestows on those who have made extraordinary efforts to preserve the memory of German-speaking Jews.
Ambassador of the United States of America to the Federal Republic of Germany
President of the Federal Republic of Germany
President Emeritus, Leo Baeck Institute
300th Anniversary University Professor and former Dean, Harvard Law School
Former Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States of America
Vice Chairman of M.M. Warburg & Co.
Former District Attorney for New York County
Chancellor Emeritus of Jewish Theological Seminary, President Emeritus of Leo Baeck Institute
University Professor, Kavli Professor in Brain Science, and co-Director for the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University
Publisher, Die Zeit, Trustee of Leo Baeck Institute
Special Representative of the President and Secretary of State on Holocaust-Era Issues
Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany
Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. Medal Awarded by W. Michael Blumenthal.
Former Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Former Kapellmeister of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
German Federal Foreign Minister. Medal awarded by James D. Wolfensohn & Dr. Henry Kissinger
Director of Government Affairs, Allianz SE, Munich, Former German Ambassador to the US and UK. Medal awarded by James D. Wolfensohn & Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke.
Chief Executive Officer of Axel Springer AG. Medal awarded by Dr. Henry Kissinger.
Chairman of Citigroup’s International Advisory Board, Former President of the World Bank. Medal awarded by Bundespräsident Dr. Horst Köhler.
German Federal Minister of the Interior. Medal awarded by Dr. Henry Kissinger
Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Columbia University. Medal awarded by Joschka Fischer.
Architect, Jewish Museum Berlin. Medal awarded by W. Michael Blumenthal.
Therapist and author
President, World Jewish Congress, Chairman, Seagram Company, Ltd.
President and CEO of the Jewish Museum, Berlin. Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
Professor of History, University of Wisconsin and Hebrew University in Israel
Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution, Senior Staff Member of the National Security Council
Senior Editorial Writer for Springer Publications, Former Chairman of the Board of Axel Springer Foundation
LBI Secretary and Vice President (1969–1995)
Chairman of the Board of LBI, Treasurer (1960–1990)
Founder, Axel Springer Verlag, Berlin