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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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CINCINNATI: Women in the Rabbinate Then & Now

Women in the Rabbinate Then & Now: A Conversation with Rabbis Sally J. Priesand and Sonja K. Pilz

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The Art of Exile: Paintings by German-Jewish Refugees

Showcasing a range of painting styles from the 20th century, it tells the stories of creative individuals uprooted from their homelands, who tried to rebuild their life and career in new lands.

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Paint, Pray, Love: Lene Schneider-Kainer “Out of the Box”

Inspired by Marco Polo, artist Lene Schneider-Kainer divorced her husband, left Germany, and painted her way across Asia in the 1920s. LBI Archivist Michael Simonson takes her story "Out of the Box".

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From Vienna to New York: Jewish Exiles Remember “Austria” in the Aftermath of the Holocaust

A discussion between scholars of Jewish-Austrian culture and former Jewish-Austrian exiles on how “Old Austria” is remembered in the United States today.

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Exile in the Spotlight: Kurt Hirschfeld and German-language Theater at the Schauspielhaus Zurich

The first international conference on Kurt Hirschfeld, who built the Schauspielhaus Zürich into the last bastion of free German theater in the 30s.

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The Role of Scholarship in Shaping Jewish Identity

Scholars discuss the movement launched by Jewish scholars in 19th century Germany who brought academic disciplines like history, philology, and anthropology to bear on sacred texts and rites.

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When Europe was a Prison Camp

Author Peter Schrag discusses his remarkable new father-son memoir with historian Marion Kaplan.

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Our Crowd—German-Jewish Banking Families in America

Historians Susie Pak and Rebecca Kobrin join journalist Daniel Schulman to evaluate the legend and the reality of “Our Crowd” 50 years after the publication of the book about Jewish banking families.

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The “Pew Jew” Study: American and German-Jewry in Comparison

Sam Norich, (the Forward) moderates a discussion with Steven Cohen (HUC) and Robin Judd (Ohio State) about the parallels and contrasts between German Jews and the American Jewry of the Pew study.

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