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Kern-Martin Family Collection

The Kern-Martin Family Collection documents the related Kern-Martin, Kern, and Temple families, with a focus on family members who left Vienna to establish new lives in England and the United States.

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David Ludwig Bloch

David Ludwig Bloch, a deaf printmaker from Bavaria, created vivid depictions of life as a refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto in the 1940s and focused his attention on the Holocaust in his later career.

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Lene Schneider-Kainer

Lene Schneider-Kainer lived an illustrious and adventurous life. Born in late 19th century Vienna, she traveled widely, all the way to China and photographed what she saw.

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Harry Ettlinger and Otto Oppenheimer: Story of a Monuments Man

In 2011 LBI helped a town in Germany connect with one of its native sons, Harry Ettlinger. Now Ettlinger’s military service during WWII is the subject of an upcoming major motion picture.

Events

DigiBaeck – Celebrating 500 Years of German-Jewish History Online

On October 16, 2013, Leo Baeck Institute unveiled DigiBaeck – a nearly comprehensive digital archive encompassing more than 3.5 million pages of documents from German-Jewish history.

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“We have wandered together a long, long way”—The Hans and Eleonore Jonas Collection

The Hans and Eleonore Jonas Collection contains, among other items, unpublished manuscripts, poems, and drawings by the philosopher Hans Jonas (1903–1993).

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Dr. Robert Ira Lewy Reference Service

While reading rooms around the world—including at the Center for Jewish History— have closed their doors in recent months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, research activity has only increased.

Passover in LBI Collections

The Offenbacher Haggadah

The Offenbacher Haggadah was published in a bibliophile edition of 300 copies in 1927. It was commissioned by the collector and lawyer Dr. Siegfried Guggenheim (1873–1961).

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New Website Virtually Reconstructs Austrian-Jewish Lives

A group of historians in Vienna has begun a detailed evaluation of LBI’s extensive collection of Austrian oral histories. They are enriching them on a new website with photographs, analysis, and more.

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Shira Klein: Teaching Research Skills with DigiBaeck

Historian Shira Klein talks about using DigiBaeck as a new tool for engaging undergraduates in original research using primary sources.