Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
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At The Center forJewish History
The LBI is located at the Center for Jewish History on the north side of 16th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue.
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More information about visiting the Center for Jewish History (on the CJH website)
15 W. 16th St. New York, NY 10011, USA
Open to visitors by appointment. Closed on national and Jewish holidays.
Appointments to the CJH Reading Room are highly recommended, but a limited number of walk-ins will be accommodated, based on availability. Place hold requests (for non-digitized material only) via the Online Catalog. For assistance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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