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Renate Evers

Renate Evers has been working as LBI's Bruno and Suzanne Scheidt Director of Collections since 2016 in order to coordinate the efforts of the three collection departments at the Leo Baeck Institute – archives, art, and library. Prior to this appointment, she worked as LBI's Head Librarian for almost 14 years and as an archivist at LBI for 3 years. As a trained librarian, she worked in academic libraries in Germany before she came to the US as part of an exchange program between Konstanz University and Rutgers University. In 2022, she completed an MA in Jewish Studies at Columbia University.

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Book Review

  • Evers, Renate. “Book Review: Caroline Jessen, Kanon im Exil: Lektüren Deutsch-Jüdischer Emigranten in Palästina/ Israel. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2019. 398 p. ISBN: 9783835333482. [German].” Judaica Librarianship 22 (December 31, 2022): 173–81.