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57 Suchergebnisse für Leo Baeck

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Kristallnacht and Its Aftermath

The program features the world premiere of “Echoes from the Darkness: Messages from the Terezin Diaries of Petr and Eva Ginz,” a chamber opera by John Califra. In addition, the concert will include Hans Krása’s “Dance for String Trio,” selected songs by Viktor Ullman and Pavel Haas, Gideon Klein’s “Piano …

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LBI Book Club, Vol. XII: Job by Joseph Roth

The LBI Book Club will discuss Job: The Story of a Simple Man by Joseph Roth with British journalist and author Keiron Pim.

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Out of the Box: David Ludwig Bloch

Michael Simonson and Nancy Berliner will discuss LBI's collections related to David Ludwig Bloch, a deaf Jewish artist from Bavaria who found refuge in Shanghai following his flight from Nazi Europe.

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To Bigotry No Sanction

A magnificent new cantata, composed by Jonathan Comisar, based on George Washington’s historic Letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island.

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X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II

Author Leah Garrett discusses the incredible World War II saga of the German-Jewish commandos who fought in Britain’s most secretive special-forces unit—but whose story has gone untold until now.

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Letters to Jozef Tiso, President of the Slovak State 1939-1945

Madeline Vadkerty will discuss her book Your Honor Mr. President: Letters to Jozef Tiso and the letters that thousands of ordinary people sent to him regarding the "Jewish question."

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The Blood Libel

Magda Teter will join fellow historian David N. Myers to discuss the story of Simon of Trent and the role of print media in spreading conspiracy theories.

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Obermayer Awards 2021

The following text is taken from the Obermayer Awards website: Berlin, Germany —January 13, 2021 — Germans who have raised awareness of once-vibrant Jewish communities and used the lessons of the Nazi era to fight prejudice and counter the far right will receive 2021 Obermayer Awards . The awards will …

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Two Great Families And Their Temple: The Strauses, The Lehmans and Temple Emanu-El

Join us for a virtual presentation about the Straus Family, their relationship with the Lehman family, and their commitment to their synagogues, Temples Emanu-El and Beth-El.

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LBI Book Club, Vol IV: The German Bride by Joanna Hershon

Join LBI and Joanna Hershon in reading and discussing her novel The German Bride. The German Bride , by Joanna Hershon, begins in Berlin in 1861. Eva Frank, a sixteen-year-old Jewess, has her portrait painted, which leads to an indiscretion that has devastating consequences. Desperate to escape a painful situation, …