Current Exhibitions

Stolen Heart: The Theft of Jewish Property in Berlin’s Historic Center, 1933–1945

March 29 – December 31, 2016 A new exhibit shows how Jews helped make Berlin’s central district, Mitte, the vibrant center of culture and commerce it was by the late 19th century, and how the expropriation of Jewish-owned businesses and real estate left wounds that have yet to heal.

ZIONISMUS: The German Roots of Zionism

This exhibition calls on books, periodicals, correspondence, and photographs from the collections of Leo Baeck Institute to trace the transformation of Zionism from a utopian dream to matter of survival for German-speaking Jews.