Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
Kern-Martin Family Collection
Biochemist Prof. Carl Neuberg
LBI Book Club, Vol. XIII: The Golem
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At The Center forJewish History
To help contain the spread of the coronavirus, LBI is temporarily closed
View CJH Reading Room information and plans for reopening (on CJH website)
The LBI is located at the Center for Jewish History on the north side of 16th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue.
15 W. 16th St. New York, NY 10011, USA
Currently closed to visitors
9:00am – 5:00pm
9:00am – 3:00pm
The LBI is closed on national holidays and on Jewish holidays.
Currently closed. Reopening August 10, 2021:
10:00am – 4:00pm (By Aeon reservation only)
Currently closed. Reopening August 23, 2021:
10:00am-4:00pm (Last entry 3:30pm)
In 2013, LBI – New York established a branch office in Berlin to maintain and deepen relations with scholars, Jewish Communities, government and corporate sponsors, and the wider public in Germany.
Glinkastraße 3210117 Berlin, Germany
Tel. +49 (0)30 500 14 165
Fax. +49 (0)30 500 14 172
Since the early 2000’s, researchers have had access to LBI materials at the Jewish Museum Berlin, where LBI maintains duplicate copies of its microfilm collections. Approximately one-third of the collections are available on over 2,500 microfilms at the Jewish Museum Berlin Reading Room.
Lindenstraße 9-14 D-10969 Berlin, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 300