Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
SAN DIEGO: Racism in American and German Cinema of the Twenties: From the Ancient Law to The Jazz Singer.
The Art of Exile: Paintings by German-Jewish Refugees
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As the LBI documents the German-Jewish experience of 1938 in the online “1938Projekt” it will commemorate the events of November 9, 1938, when state-sponsored gangs destroyed Jewish homes, synagogues, and businesses. Featuring remarks by historian Marion Kaplan (NYU), the premiere of a short documentary featuring individuals sharing their memories of 1938, reflections by radio personality and author Martin Goldsmith, and a musical performance by the Phoenix Chamber Ensemble.