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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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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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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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POSTPONED: Lew Nussimbaum aka Essad Bey aka Kurban Said – Wanderer Between Worlds

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.

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Family Affairs: Writing Personal Histories

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.

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Prince of the Press: David Oppenheim and His Library

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.

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Phil Rosenthal in Conversation with Marjorie Ingall

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.

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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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