Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
Jews in Upper Silesia
Julie Elias's Fashionable Cuisine
Refuge in the Heights: The German Jews of Washington Heights
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Martha Minow is the 300th Anniversary Professor at Harvard University, where she has taught since 1981 and served as Dean of Harvard Law School for 8 years. An expert in human rights and advocacy for members of racial and religious minorities, women, children, and persons with disabilities, her books include When Should Law Forgive? (forthcoming, 2019); The First Global Prosecutor: Promise and Constraints (co-edited with Cora True-Frost and Alex Whiting, 2015); In Brown’s Wake: Legacies of America’s Educational Landmark (2010); Partners, Not Rivals: Privatization and the Public Good (2002); Between Vengeance and Forgiveness: Facing History After Genocide and Mass Violence (1998); and Not Only For Myself: Identity, Politics, and the Law (1997). She served for 20 years on the Covenant Foundation board, supporting innovations in Jewish education, and for many years chaired the Scholars Board of Facing History and Ourselves, teaching teachers and students about genocide, hatred, and bigotry so students can stop them from happening in the future. Minow serves on the board of the MacArthur Foundation and the federally funded Legal Services Corporation, serving low-income Americans.