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The library of Henry (Heinz) Wachs


Certificate of Identity issued to Elisabeth Jonas

The Jonas Family of Hamburg: A story from the Kindertransport


Nesthäkchen Covers

Nesthäkchen Comes to LBI


Peter Wittig & Huberta von Voss-Wittig

Leo Baeck Medal for Peter Wittig and Huberta von Voss-Wittig


Anneliese Erlanger

The Kindertransport—Compassion within Limits


Raphael Gross receives the Moses Mendelssohn Award

Moses Mendelssohn Award for Raphael Gross after Lecture on Anne Frank


Rykestrasske Kristallnacht Commemoration

Germany Marks 80 Years Since Kristallnacht with the 1938Projekt


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Remembering Kristallnacht


Michael Sturmfels, descendent of Wolf Zacharias Wertheimer

Visit from a Descendant of Wolf Zacharias Wertheimer (1782–1844)


Sphinx and Camel Photograph

Spectacular Photographs of Egypt by Way of Hamburg


Kindertransport

Kindertransport Exhibit Highlights Family Separation in 1930s


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Preserving Private Libraries at Leo Baeck Institute


Malgorzata Bakalarz 1938Projekt Pedagogy

Developing Teaching Tools for the 1938Projekt


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Return of the Basket Weavers


Jason Lustig

2018 Gerald Westheimer Career Development Fellows


Max Warburg (l) with LBI Executive Director William H. Weitzer at the Center for Jewish History in New York on November 15, 2017.

Leo Baeck Medal for Max Warburg


Roger Cohen

Roger Cohen on German-Jewish History in the 21st Century


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Making the Edythe Griffinger Art Catalog


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Julie-Marthe Cohen Discusses Provenance Research


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Film Scholar Noah Isenberg Will Always Have Casablanca


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Listening to Records—The Jacob Jacobson Collection in Research


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2017 Obermayer Award Winners


Stefanie Fischer

2017 Gerald Westheimer Career Development Fellows


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In Memoriam: Arnold Paucker


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History by the Foot: Processing Archival Collections at the LBI


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A Voice Still Heard—Music and Musicians in LBI Collections


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The Jewish Liturgical Year: Calendars in LBI Collections


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Promoting the Braunschweig Region as Cradle of Modern Jewish Studies


Milestone in the Reconstruction of the Freimann Collection


Robert M. Morgenthau

Leo Baeck Medal for Robert M. Morgenthau


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Walter Langhammer and the Illumination of India


Susannah Heschel

Moses Mendelssohn Award for Susannah Heschel


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Genealogy Success Stories


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Family of Rare Book Donor Visits LBI


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“We have wandered together a long, long way”—The Hans and Eleonore Jonas Collection


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2016 Gerald Westheimer Career Development Fellows


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Leo Baeck Medal for Eric R. Kandel


Michael Meyer Moses Mendelssohn Award

Michael A. Meyer on the History of LBI


Ismar Schorsch

Leo Baeck Medal for Ismar Schorsch


Josef Joffe

Leo Baeck Medal for Josef Joffe


Josef Joffe

Josef Joffe on the "Golden Age of German Jewry"


Joachim Gauck

Leo Baeck Medal for Joachim Gauck


Stuart Eizenstat and Michael Blumenthal

Leo Baeck Medal for Stuart Eizenstat


Stuart Eizenstat

Stuart Eizenstat on Jewish Continuity in the 21st Century


Margarethe von Trotta

Leo Baeck Medal for Margarethe von Trotta


Anselm Kiefer

Leo Baeck Medal for Anselm Kiefer


Kurt Masur and Alan Gilbert

Leo Baeck Medal for Kurt Masur


Angela Merkel

Leo Baeck Medal for German Chancellor Angela Merkel


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Topic

Peter Wittig & Huberta von Voss-Wittig

Leo Baeck Medal for Peter Wittig and Huberta von Voss-Wittig


Raphael Gross receives the Moses Mendelssohn Award

Moses Mendelssohn Award for Raphael Gross after Lecture on Anne Frank


Michael Sturmfels, descendent of Wolf Zacharias Wertheimer

Visit from a Descendant of Wolf Zacharias Wertheimer (1782–1844)


Malgorzata Bakalarz 1938Projekt Pedagogy

Developing Teaching Tools for the 1938Projekt


basket-weavers.jpg

Return of the Basket Weavers


Jason Lustig

2018 Gerald Westheimer Career Development Fellows


Max Warburg (l) with LBI Executive Director William H. Weitzer at the Center for Jewish History in New York on November 15, 2017.

Leo Baeck Medal for Max Warburg


Roger Cohen

Roger Cohen on German-Jewish History in the 21st Century


kerry elkins downsized.jpg

Making the Edythe Griffinger Art Catalog


Julie-Marthe_1-1.jpg

Julie-Marthe Cohen Discusses Provenance Research


PLA_4096_20.jpg

2017 Obermayer Award Winners


Stefanie Fischer

2017 Gerald Westheimer Career Development Fellows


Paucker.jpg

In Memoriam: Arnold Paucker


Robert M. Morgenthau

Leo Baeck Medal for Robert M. Morgenthau


Susannah Heschel

Moses Mendelssohn Award for Susannah Heschel


DSC_0208cropped.JPG

Genealogy Success Stories


Verena-Buser-214x300.jpg

2016 Gerald Westheimer Career Development Fellows


20-20151117_2127.jpg

Leo Baeck Medal for Eric R. Kandel


Michael Meyer Moses Mendelssohn Award

Michael A. Meyer on the History of LBI


Ismar Schorsch

Leo Baeck Medal for Ismar Schorsch


Josef Joffe

Leo Baeck Medal for Josef Joffe


Josef Joffe

Josef Joffe on the "Golden Age of German Jewry"


Joachim Gauck

Leo Baeck Medal for Joachim Gauck


Stuart Eizenstat

Stuart Eizenstat on Jewish Continuity in the 21st Century


Stuart Eizenstat and Michael Blumenthal

Leo Baeck Medal for Stuart Eizenstat


Margarethe von Trotta

Leo Baeck Medal for Margarethe von Trotta


Anselm Kiefer

Leo Baeck Medal for Anselm Kiefer


Kurt Masur and Alan Gilbert

Leo Baeck Medal for Kurt Masur


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Topic

Certificate of Identity issued to Elisabeth Jonas

The Jonas Family of Hamburg: A story from the Kindertransport


Rykestrasske Kristallnacht Commemoration

Germany Marks 80 Years Since Kristallnacht with the 1938Projekt


_MG_6165.jpg

Remembering Kristallnacht


Kindertransport

Kindertransport Exhibit Highlights Family Separation in 1930s


Tom&GayleWachs-0791.jpg

Preserving Private Libraries at Leo Baeck Institute


Malgorzata Bakalarz 1938Projekt Pedagogy

Developing Teaching Tools for the 1938Projekt


kerry elkins downsized.jpg

Making the Edythe Griffinger Art Catalog


Israel_Jacobson,_from_Seesen,_1810_AD,_gouache_on_ivory_with_paper_and_cardboard_-_Braunschweigisches_Landesmuseum_-_DSC04639.JPG

Promoting the Braunschweig Region as Cradle of Modern Jewish Studies


Frank Herz collection A picture of our son Jay (now 34) as a baby in front of bookcases holding part of Frank Herz's collection. It reminds David of how.jpg

Family of Rare Book Donor Visits LBI


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Topic

Buecherliste_Page1.JPG

The library of Henry (Heinz) Wachs


Nesthäkchen Covers

Nesthäkchen Comes to LBI


Anneliese Erlanger

The Kindertransport—Compassion within Limits


Michael Sturmfels, descendent of Wolf Zacharias Wertheimer

Visit from a Descendant of Wolf Zacharias Wertheimer (1782–1844)


Sphinx and Camel Photograph

Spectacular Photographs of Egypt by Way of Hamburg


Tom&GayleWachs-0791.jpg

Preserving Private Libraries at Leo Baeck Institute


Copy of 160630 35.jpg

Listening to Records—The Jacob Jacobson Collection in Research


Kodak_cropped.jpg

History by the Foot: Processing Archival Collections at the LBI


Milestone in the Reconstruction of the Freimann Collection


reduced Beilein, Eliezer, Sepher Ivronoth, Offenbach Israel ben Moses, 1722 pick up information from entry (9)_ed.jpg

The Jewish Liturgical Year: Calendars in LBI Collections


sontheim.jpg

A Voice Still Heard—Music and Musicians in LBI Collections


langhammer-alpine-village.jpg

Walter Langhammer and the Illumination of India


DSC_0634_ed.jpg

“We have wandered together a long, long way”—The Hans and Eleonore Jonas Collection


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Film Scholar Noah Isenberg Will Always Have Casablanca