Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
Shared History Conference
Help LBI keep the past present with a financial donation or by contributing historical materials.
Monday, Dec. 7, 2020
Three days of discussion and debate to kick off LBI's “Shared History Project” which marks 1,700 years of Jewish life in German-speaking lands.
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, 5:30 p.m.–7 p.m.
By 1929 Helene and Samuel Gronner reach economic success and social prominence in the German town of Ilmenau. But when Nazi ideology grips the community, neighbors begin to shun Jewish-owned …
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join LBI for our sixth book club, in which we'll read and discuss Eva Kollisch's The Ground Under My Feet.
Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join us as we discuss the changing landscape of Holocaust education and explore the 1938Projekt lesson modules as one tool that can provide relevance to student
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.
As managing director of Aurora Verlag, Wieland Herzfelde brought revolutionary ideas to the structure of publishing and thus can be said to be the most innovative of the publishers who …
When they met for the first time in California, Gottlieb and Guggenheim already shared a love for German culture, especially for books. As a student in Munich, Ernst Gottlieb had …