Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
Aufbau (New York, NY)
Child Separation and Refugee Crises from the Kindertransport to Today
Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Mark Hetfield (HIAS), Alex Aleinikoff (New School), and Deborah Amos (NPR) discuss how popular resistance to refugees has torn families apart in crises from the Kindertransport to today.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m.
Join curator Ilona Moradof on a tour of Kindertransport Rescuing Children on the Brink of War, illuminating the organized rescue efforts that brought thousands of children from Nazi Europe to Great
Thursday, May 30, 2019, 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m.
Frank Stern (U. Vienna) will compare two films based on the Feuchtwanger novel about Jew Süss: one sought to analyze antisemitism, while the other sought to inflame it.
Thursday, May 30, 2019, 1:30 p.m.–7 p.m.
International scholars explore the legacy of the revolutionary activist and writer Ernst Toller 80 years after his death and 100 years after brutal end of the Bavarian Soviet Republic he led.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 7 p.m.–9 p.m.
Fake News in 1930’s Germany and Today The rise to power of the Nazi Party in Germany in the 1930’s was amplified by institutionalized propaganda and suppression of truth. Today, ...
Nov. 26, 2018 – May 24, 2019
This exhibition illuminates the story of the Kindertransport (German for “Children’s Transport”), the organized rescue effort that brought thousands of Jewish children from Nazi Germany to the UK.
Feb. 27, 2018 – May 24, 2019
LBI presents the year 1938 through the eyes of Jews, whose personal documents detail their experiences and the hardships they suffered as well as the diminishing hope for Jews in Germany and Austria.