The Family Research Department, in conjunction with the Robert Ira Lewy Reference Service, provides assistance to researchers throughout the world.
The Berlin fashion writer and salonnière Julie Elias (1866-1945) also published a trendsetting cookbook.
The cookbook of Hélènemama was published in Romania in 1920 and contains luxurious Austro-Hungarian recipes.
A recipe for a potato strudel or potato knish from The Bukovina Cookbook
A new website highlights the stories of German-Jewish musicians, conductors, and composers based on items in the LBI’s art, archival, and library collections.
Former LBI intern Hannah Loewenberg-Harnest reflects on the journal Aufbau as a means of intellectual resistance to the totalitarianism of the Nazis.
Founded in 1934 as the newsletter of a club of Jewish émigrés, Aufbau evolved into the lifeline of a community of German-speaking refugees during WWII. It not only offered the sort of practical information so important to the displaced, from apartment and job advertisements to lists of survivors, but an …
What do we know about Jewish life in the GDR? LBI seeks to address this question by collecting archival material and stimulating academic discussion about Jews in East Germany.
The Leo Baeck Institute is now represented by an administrative office at Glinkastraße in Berlin. The office is run by and historian Dr. Miriam Bistrovic.
Women in the Rabbinate Then & Now: A Conversation with Rabbis Sally J. Priesand and Sonja K. Pilz