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A survey of archival material related to the Jewish history of Transylvania and Bukovina will begin a new chapter based on important discoveries by project director Julie Dawson, who found rich unprocessed information in Jewish community archives. Since 2013, with funding from the Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe, Julie Dawson has …
Researcher Julie Dawson leads the archival survey in Romania into its fourth year. Currently, the focus is on the Ilfov National Archives, which are largely unknown beyond northern Bukovina.
We introduce three exciting collections from our archive, highlighting the life of actress Dolly Haas, original manuscripts by poet Rose Ausländer and a mix of art and science by Felix Pinkus.
The results of an extensive survey of Jewish records in Romanian archives are now searchable in an online catalog.
Marianne Dreyfus, the granddaughter of Leo Baeck, discussed her family’s history at LBI event in Chicago.
Julie Dawson, the LBI archivist who spearheaded the project, explains how a chance finding in an abandoned synagogue led to a project that will radically expand access to Jewish records.
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LBI's archivist Michael Simonson traces the complex experience of fellow archivist Jacob Jacobson during the Nazi regime, who survived Theresienstadt and saved large amounts of archival material.
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Even six decades after the founding of LBI, new materials are still being discovered, and we welcome donations of archival materials related to German-Jewish history.