Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
Moritz Daniel Oppenheim
Legal Sabotage: Ernst Fraenkel in Hitler's Germany
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Thursday, March 11, 2021, 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Author Douglas G. Morris and commentators David Abraham and Claudia Koonz discuss Morris' new book on the Jewish leftist lawyer Ernst Fraenkel, who worked underground to resist the Nazi regime.
Thursday, March 25, 2021, 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
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.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join LBI for our ninth book club, in which we'll read and discuss The Spirit Returneth by Selma Stern.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join LBI and The Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies of Ramapo College of New Jersey for a conversation with Griselda Pollock and Kerry Wallach about Charlotte Salomon.
Thursday, April 29, 2021, 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
The German-Jewish painter Samson Schames represents a generation of artists who were forced to leave their homes due to Nazi persecution and yet demonstrated perseverance and resilience in their newly