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.
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 …
Women in the Rabbinate Then & Now: A Conversation with Rabbis Sally J. Priesand and Sonja K. Pilz
Born to a Jewish family in Kiev, raised in Baku, and converted to Islam in Berlin, Essad Bey’s orientalist writings reached a huge audience in the Weimar Republic.
The Center for Jewish History's new "Family Affairs" series explores researching and writing about Jewish experience from a distinctively personal perspective in discussions with leading scholars.
Joshua Teplitsky introduces his new book about one of the world's largest collections of Jewish books and the man who used his collection to cultivate power, prestige, and influence.
The creator of "Everybody Loves Raymond" discusses his German-Jewish family background and tries recipes from CJH collections in conversation with Tablet Magazines Marjorie Ingall.
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.
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".
A discussion between scholars of Jewish-Austrian culture and former Jewish-Austrian exiles on how “Old Austria” is remembered in the United States today.