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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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, 4 p.m.–7 p.m.
In this lecture Professor Charles Musser addresses the historical and contemporary perspectives on both films.
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, 6 p.m.–9 p.m.
Harvard Law Professor Martha Minow is an expert in human rights and advocacy for members of racial and religious minorities, women, children, and persons with disabilities.
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, 2:30 p.m.–4 p.m.
Emancipation, Yale Historian David Sorkin argues, was not a one-time or linear event that began with the Enlightenment or French Revolution, but a complex process characterized by rights won and lost.
June 27, 2019 – Dec. 31, 2019
Showcasing a range of painting styles from the 20th century, it tells the stories of creative individuals uprooted from their homelands, who tried to rebuild their life and career in new lands.