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Born to a Jewish family in Kiev, raised in Baku, and converted to Islam in Berlin, Essad Bey’s orientalist writings reached a huge audience in the Weimar Republic.
After coming to America from Germany in 1866, the Morgenthaus made history in international diplomacy, in domestic politics, and in America’s criminal justice system. With unprecedented, exclusive access to family archives, award-winning journalist Andrew Meier's new family biography vividly chronicles how the Morgenthaus amassed a fortune in Manhattan real estate, …
Marc Grellert (TU Darmstadt) discusses his decades of work creating virtual reconstructions of synagogues destroyed during the Nazi period.
Through the Darkness (2021) tells the story of two geniuses, Arnold Schoenberg and Richard Gerstl, who inspired and tormented one another.
Michael Lahr will give a lecture on Essad Bey’s life and times, followed by a dramatic reading of selected works (in German with English subtitles) by the actor Gregorij H. von Leitis.
This month, the LBI Book Club will read and discuss Rheinsberg: A Picture Book for Lovers by Kurt Tucholsky, featuring special guest Eva C. Schweitzer.
This month, the CJH's People of the Book Club will discuss Remote Sympathy by Catherine Chidgey, an exquisite novel of domestic drama set in and around Buchenwald during World War II.
Author Karina Urbach will discuss the theft of her grandmother's cookbook, the journey of reclaiming her work, and the larger picture of restitution and what it can include.
Author Julie Metz will discuss her book Eva and Eve: A Search for My Mother’s Lost Childhood and What a War Left Behind, with Lauren Gilbert and Michael Simonson.