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German-Jewish Feminism in the Twentieth Century
Rabbi Walter Plaut and the 1961 Freedom Ride
The Second Robbery: Aryanization and Restitution of Jewish Property in Austria
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The life and writing career of Austrian-born children's book author Doris Orgel (1929-2021), author of more than 50 children's and young adults' books.
The Leo Baeck Institute - New York | Berlin presented the Leo Baeck Medal to Ambassador Amy Gutmann at its 2022 Annual Award Dinner.
The story of Rabbi Walter Plaut's (1919–1964) participation in the Interfaith Freedom Ride in 1961, told based on the Walter Plaut Scrapbook in the collection of the LBI Archives.
The Austrian Heritage Collection documents the history of Austrian-Jewish émigrés who fled to the US during the Nazi years through oral history interviews and collection of archival materials.
The Edythe Griffinger Portal provides online access to over 3,200 visual items in LBI’s collections, with more added continually.
The Leo Baeck Institute is continually making its collections more accessible by digitizing important parts of its collections.
The Archives of the Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) in New York is looking for archivists for freelance processing projects. The Leo Baeck Institute, located at the Center for Jewish History in Manhattan, is an archival repository and library devoted to Jewish history and culture in German speaking lands from earliest …
Poetry in Preservation
Gertrud Kolmar's powerful poetic voice drew the reader inward into the poet's internal being. Kolmar continued to write, even as the world fell apart around her during the Holocaust.
Anna Hájková, a scholar of the Theresienstadt Ghetto, describes how the discovery of a small watercolor painted there in 1944 led to insights into the cultural dynamics of the ghetto’s transnational enforced community. One beautiful day in early April 2010, Reference Archivist Michael Simonson suggested I take a look into …
Marianne Rein was a promising young poet when, in 1941, she was deported to the Riga concentration camp. The Jacob Picard Collection at LBI has the largest body of her literary legacy.