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DigiBaeck

DigiBaeck represents LBI's digital collections, a growing treasury of artifacts that document the rich heritage of German-speaking Jewry in the modern era

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Leo Baeck Medal for Max Warburg

Leo Baeck Institute – New York | Berlin honored the Hamburg banker Max Warburg with the 2017 Leo Baeck Medal in a ceremony at the Center for Jewish History in New York on November 15, 2017.

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Julie-Marthe Cohen Discusses Provenance Research

When Julie-Marthe Cohen visited Jewish institutions in New York to present a new handbook on provenance research in March 2017, she did not feel assured of a warm reception. “People are very concerned about time and money,” said Cohen. Provenance research, while acknowledged as an obligation by professional ethics and …

About LBI

LBI is committed to preserving and expanding access to this rich body of material, and it has digitized millions of pages of documents, books, and artworks from its collections—from rare Renaissance-era books to the personal correspondence of luminaries and ordinary people alike. LBI also promotes the study and understanding of …

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Moritz Daniel Oppenheim

Moritz Daniel Oppenheim's portraits of German nobility and his genre scenes of Jewish family life and customs made him the "first Jewish painter of the modern era."

Holiday Baking and Hanukkah

Spitzbuben

Spitzbuben - a recipe from Marie Kauders's Vollständiges israelitisches Kochbuch. 1898

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Ruth Jacobsen

The life, work, and art of Ruth Jacobsen, an artist and Hidden Child.

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Out of the Box: Snapshots of a Life

With a keen photographic eye and sharp sense of humor, Emil Carl Grossmann documented his life as he encountered the quotidian joys and historic upheavals characterizing a life that spanned the 20th century. Diverse materials including autographed playbills, photographs of zoo animals, and personal ads, along with reminders of his …

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Mahlzeit!

A culinary journey into LBI's rich collections of cookbooks & handwritten recipes of German-Jewish Leckerbissen.

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Community Outreach in Portland: Where the Yekkes Wear Flannel

Michael Simonson answers questions about the work of the LBI New York to participants in a workshop at the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education in January, 2020.