Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
Jews in Upper Silesia
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Refuge in the Heights: The German Jews of Washington Heights
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Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join LBI and author Lore Segal in discussing one of her most important works, Her First American. Lore Segal’s Her First American (1985) follows a young Austrian refugee named Ilka …
Virtual exhibition drawn from the art collection of LBI, this exhibition presents paintings created in exile by German-speaking Jews and other targets of Nazi persecution.
This virtual exhibition explores and documents the experience of the German-Jewish refugees of Washington Heights.
Feb. 3, 2020 – July 31, 2020
This exhibition explores and documents the experience of the German-Jewish refugees of Washington Heights.