The Center for Jewish History's new "Family Affairs" series explores researching and writing about Jewish experience from a distinctively personal perspective in discussions with leading scholars.
Joshua Teplitsky introduces his new book about one of the world's largest collections of Jewish books and the man who used his collection to cultivate power, prestige, and influence.
The creator of "Everybody Loves Raymond" discusses his German-Jewish family background and tries recipes from CJH collections in conversation with Tablet Magazines Marjorie Ingall.
Showcasing a range of painting styles from the 20th century, it tells the stories of creative individuals uprooted from their homelands, who tried to rebuild their life and career in new lands.
Inspired by Marco Polo, artist Lene Schneider-Kainer divorced her husband, left Germany, and painted her way across Asia in the 1920s. LBI Archivist Michael Simonson takes her story "Out of the Box".
A discussion between scholars of Jewish-Austrian culture and former Jewish-Austrian exiles on how “Old Austria” is remembered in the United States today.
Erstmalig diskutieren nun Wissenschaftler Leben und Werk Kurt Hirschfelds und seinen entscheidenden Einfluss auf das Schauspielhaus Zürich in einer internationalen Konferenz.
Scholars discuss the movement launched by Jewish scholars in 19th century Germany who brought academic disciplines like history, philology, and anthropology to bear on sacred texts and rites.
Author Peter Schrag discusses his remarkable new father-son memoir with historian Marion Kaplan.
Historians Susie Pak and Rebecca Kobrin join journalist Daniel Schulman to evaluate the legend and the reality of “Our Crowd” 50 years after the publication of the book about Jewish banking families.