1938Projekt | Commemorating 80 Years Since 1938

Eighty years after the events of 1938, how does one grasp the mixture of horror and surprise felt by the victims of the Nazi regime? One significant way is to look at the letters, diaries, and photographs saved by German Jews and their families. Using documents from our archives and those of several partner institutions,…

George Salter: A Legacy of Book Design

George Salter (1897-1967) was one of the most prolific and influential book designers of the 20th century whose distinguished career included works for all the major publishing houses in both the United States and Germany. This exhibition on his career and design philosophy draws on a collection of hundreds of books from the library of the Leo Baeck Institute with jackets designed by Salter.