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Rabbi Walter Plaut and the 1961 Freedom Ride

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.

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Austrian Heritage Collection

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.

Projects

Edythe Griffinger Portal

The Edythe Griffinger Portal provides online access to over 2,500 visual items in LBI’s collections, with more added continually.

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Digitization Projects at the Leo Baeck Institute

The Leo Baeck Institute is continually making its collections more accessible by digitizing important parts of its collections.

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Art: Lotka Burešová and her Terezín Friends

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 …

Poetry in Preservation

Marianne Rein's Europa

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.

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Norbert Troller

Norbert Troller, a Czech Jewish architect, provides an eye witness account to the infamous Theresienstadt ghetto through his art.

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Johanna Meyer: The Radio Princess

Johanna Meyer-Lövinson (1874-1958) captivated audiences with her literature readings. She was one of the first women on the radio in Germany and a friend and promoter of German authors and literature.

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Jews in Upper Silesia

A brief history of the Upper Silesian Jewish community and a comprehensive guide to LBI's Upper Silesian collections.

Projects

1938Projekt: Lesson Plans

New York K-12 educators developed 11 ready-to-use lessons plans for Middle and High Schools based on LBI's 1938Projekt: