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From Mendelssohn to Einstein, from Wolfenbuettel to New York (and back)—Jewish Paths to Modernity

This German adaptation of the LBI’s 2015 exhibition on the Wissenschaft des Judentums movement brought rare items from LBI collections back to their home region in Lower Saxony for the first time.

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Crisis and Opportunity: The Cultural Impact of German-Jewish Refugees

In this exhibit, LBI profiles the experiences, struggles, and intellectual achievements of Nazi-era émigrés who came to the US.

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Shared History Project Traveling Exhibition

The traveling panel exhibition “Shared History Project: 1700 Years of Jewish Life in German-Speaking Lands” uses iconic artefacts to explore how interwoven the lives of Jewish people and their non-Jewish neighbors have been in the 17 centuries since the presence of Jews in the Rhineland was first documented in a …

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Jewish Vienna: Opportunities and Innovations

An exhibition focused on the many Jews who led a revolution in the arts and sciences in fin-de-siècle Vienna. Their innovations—from atonalism to psychoanalysis—still resonate today.

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Advancing Modernity: Jewish Berliners in Weimar Germany, 1919–1933

This exhibition focused on the role of Jews in various fields whoe helped make Berlin a cosmopolitan “Weltstadt” and magnet for avant-garde artists of all kinds

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Wissenschaft des Judentums: Jewish Studies and the Shaping of Jewish Identity

In the early 19th century, a Jewish scholars in Berlin began to apply historical and critical methods to the study of Jews and Judaism, calling their new field the “Science of Judaism."

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1938Projekt | Posts from the Past

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.

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