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At The Center for
Jewish History

Leo Baeck Institute New York

To help contain the spread of the coronavirus, LBI and CJH are temporarily closed

The LBI is located at the Center for Jewish History on the north side of 16th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue.

Office Address

15 W. 16th St.
New York, NY 10011, USA

(212) 744-6400

(212) 294-8340

LBI Office Hours


9:00am – 5:00pm


9:00am – 3:00pm

The LBI is closed on national holidays and on Jewish holidays.

Reading Room Hours


9:30am – 6:00pm


9:30am – 2:00pm


By advance appointment only

Gallery Hours


11:00am – 5:00pm


9:30am – 8:00pm


9:30am – 5:00pm


9:30am – 3:00pm

View additional hours, policies and rules on the CJH website

Leo Baeck Institute New York – Berlin Office

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.

Office Address

Glinkastraße 32
10117 Berlin, Germany

Tel. +49 (0)30 500 14 165

Fax. +49 (0)30 500 14 172

Leo Baeck Institute Archives at the Jewish Museum Berlin

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.

Archives Address

Lindenstraße 9-14
D-10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 300