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Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture

Founded in memory of Leo Baeck after his passing in 1956, the Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture is given each year by a leading scholar or public intellectual whose work touches on the history of German-speaking Jews. The lectures are available from the LBI Library and online via Internet Archive.

The Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture is endowed by Marianne C. Dreyfus and Family, the descendants of Rabbi Leo Baeck


Michael A. Meyer

Adolph S. Ochs Professor of Jewish History Emeritus at Hebrew Union College and Trustee of Leo Baeck Institute.

Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture No. 58

German Jews: The History and the Heritage. Celebrating 60 Years of the Leo Baeck Institute