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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:

Staff Directory

Dr. Frank Mecklenburg

Dr. Frank Mecklenburg is Director of Research and Chief Archivist at Leo Baeck Institute, a research library and archive that documents the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry, primarily in the 19th and 20th centuries, but also including documents dating back to the middle ages. LBI was founded in 1955 …

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Ruth Rogers-Altmann

An introduction to the life and work of Ruth Rogers- Altmann, a famous Austrian sportswear designer and artist.

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Huberta von Voss-Wittig joins Board of Trustees

The German journalist and think tank executive will join the Board of Trustees of the Leo Baeck Institute—New York | Berlin (LBI), strengthening the Jewish archive and library’s ties to Germany

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Poetry in Preservation

The lives of German- and Austrian-Jewish poets are preserved in the letters, notes and photographs of the Leo Baeck Institute's collection.

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Arno Nadel

Mainly a composer of synagogue music, Arno Nadel's rich artistic life as a conductor, poet, painter, and playwright in early 20th century Germany was tragically cut short during the Holocaust.

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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.