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Renate Evers

Renate Evers has been serving as the Bruno and Suzanne Scheidt Director of Collections at the Leo Baeck Institute New York | Berlin (LBI) since 2016, coordinating the work of LBI's three collections departments - Archives, Art, and Library. She holds an MLS and MIS from German universities, an MCIS from Rutgers University, and an MA in Jewish Studies from Columbia University. She has worked in various capacities in special collections, archives, and university libraries, building and preserving physical and digital collections. Her research focuses on German-Jewish topics in the early modern period.

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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.