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Dennis Baum fought for restitution of his family’s assets for years following the German reunification. The records of the Simson Company and of its restitution are now preserved in the LBI Archives.
Staff and volunteers of the Center for Jewish History and the Leo Baeck Institute entered the first CJH Edit-a-thon to enrich Wikipedia's information on women in Jewish History.
The Leo Baeck archive preserves a wide range of material pertaining to WWI as it was experienced by German speaking Jews. Here, we present a selection of photographs, letters, drawings and documents.
Thanks to a gift from a private family foundation, LBI will launch pilot projects aimed at improving access to and discovery of two classes of materials in LBI archives that are rich in information but too often hidden from researchers: handwritten manuscripts and photographs. A significant portion of LBI’s 10,000 …
In this interview, film director of The Flat, Arnon Goldfinger, talks about archives, loss, and memory.
The Leo Baeck Institute is now collaborating with Judaica Europeana, Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek, Worldcat and the Digital Public Library of America to make its holding even more accessible.
It was somewhat by accident that Günther Roth found a treasure trove full of love letters by Kurt Riezler and Käthe Liebermann that provide an insider's view of how German statesmen conducted WWI.
A new website highlights the stories of German-Jewish musicians, conductors, and composers based on items in the LBI’s art, archival, and library collections.
The Hamburg attorney Julius Jonas supported his wife, Julie, and five children with a successful law practice until 1933, when Nazi racial policy immediately began to splinter the family. Julius lost his position as a notary when the Nazis purged Jews from the civil service in 1933, and his eldest …
DigiBaeck represents LBI's digital collections, a growing treasury of artifacts that document the rich heritage of German-speaking Jewry in the modern era