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The Schweitzer Fürstenheim Family
Summons to Berlin: Nazi Theft and a Daughter’s Quest for Justice
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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.
Anlässlich des Gedenk- und Jubiläumsjahrs „1700 Jahre jüdisches Leben im deutschsprachigen Raum“ präsentiert der Schleswig-Holsteinische Landtag eine Ausstellung des Leo Baeck Institute – New York | Berlin. 2021 markiert das 1700-jährige Jubiläum des frühesten Dokuments, das eine jüdische Gemeinde im Gebiet des deutschsprachigen Raums erwähnt. Um die facettenreichen Narrative jüdischer …
Leading experts from universities, archives, libraries and museums will gather alongside members of the public, veterans, and their families to discuss Jewish soldiers and fighters in WWII.
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 …
Rebecca Rovit, Lisa Silverman, and Magda Teter will discuss how the Shared History Project illuminates the influence of women throughout the 1,700 years of Jewish history in German-speaking lands.
Panelists Elizabeth Anthony (USHMM), Anna Hájková (University of Warwick), and Joanna Sliwa (Claims Conference) reflect on the past, present, and future of Holocaust historiography.
Women in the Rabbinate Then & Now: A Conversation with Rabbis Sally J. Priesand and Sonja K. Pilz
Combining interviews, archival material, and animation, this documentary tells the story of Fredy Hirsch, a gay, Zionist athlete who became the head of the youth department in Theresienstadt.
Four distinguished scholars of Jewish, Russian, and Ukrainian studies will discuss how the war in Ukraine from the perspective of Jewish history and how the region's history may inform the future.
Karen Franklin and Michael Simonson will explore resources in the archives that provide insight and information about the lives and stories of women.