Ruth Franklin will moderate a discussion between Helen Epstein and Ariana Neumann, both children of Holocaust survivors, about their experiences writing their families' Holocaust memoirs.
Our panelists will discuss ways that German-speaking Jews seized on the era of cultural freedom ushered in by the Weimar Republic to rediscover and transform Jewish identity in a modern context.
LBI International President and acclaimed historian Prof. Michael Brenner will discuss his new book, a gripping account of how Bavaria’s capital city became the testing ground for Nazism.
Join LBI for our Annual Dinner, when LBI President Dr. David G. Marwell will present U.S. Ambassador to Germany Dr. Amy Gutmann with the Leo Baeck Medal, LBI’s highest honor.
Raphael Gross, the first specialist in Jewish history to head Germany’s premiere public history institution (Deutsches Historisches Museum) is currently preparing a new critical edition of the diaries of Anne Frank. His lecture will address her father’s role in making the diary the “emotional anchor” of West Germany’s first confrontation …
Join us as LBI returns to the CJH for our Annual Dinner. LBI President Dr. David G. Marwell will present German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier with the Leo Baeck Medal, LBI’s highest honor.
Karen Franklin, Director of Family Research at the Leo Baeck Institute, is donating her voluminous family papers to LBI.
With a keen photographic eye and sharp sense of humor, Emil Carl Grossmann documented his life as he encountered the quotidian joys and historic upheavals characterizing a life that spanned the 20th century. Diverse materials including autographed playbills, photographs of zoo animals, and personal ads, along with reminders of his …
Historians Atina Grossmann and Darja Klingenberg and the poet, theater-maker, and essayist Max Czollek will discuss how Jews are defining their place within German society today.
Historians Marsha Rozenblit, Deborah Hertz, Lisa Silverman, and Stefan Hofmann discuss the lives of three extraordinary Jewish women who left their imprint on the arts in the 19th century.