Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
POSTPONED: De-Integration? Perspectives on a German Debate with Max Czollek & Rebecca Guber
Refuge in the Heights: The German Jews of Washington Heights
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Monday, April 6, 2020, 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m.
Author Max Czollek’s essay collection Desintegriert Euch transformed the debate about the integration of minorities in Germany when it appeared in 2018.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 4 p.m.–8 p.m.
Join Magda Teter (Fordham University) in conversation with Sara Lipton (SUNY Stony Brook), on the release of Teter’s new book, "Blood Libel: On the Trail of Antisemitic Myth."
Monday, April 13, 2020, 3 p.m.–4 p.m.
Snap a picture of your own antique Judaica for an “Antiques Roadshow”-style appraisal following an online talk about German Judaica for passover with collector Tsadik Kaplan.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m.
Born in Hamburg, Eva Hesse (1936–1970) came with her family to Washington Heights in 1939 and became one of America’s foremost postwar artists. Washington Heights-native and acclaimed sculptor Tobi Kahn …
Sunday, May 3, 2020, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Rob Snyder , author of the book Crossing Broadway, Washington Heights and the Promise of New York City , and Professor of Journalism and American Studies at Rutgers University-Newark, leads …
Sunday, May 17, 2020, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.