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Edythe Griffinger Portal

The Edythe Griffinger Portal provides online access to over 3,200 visual items in LBI’s collections, with more added continually.

German-Jewish Childhood in the Stacks

Learn your Alef-Bet

As the threat of National Socialism grew, Zionism had an increasing roll in German- and Austrian-Jewish children's literature, spurring a revival in Hebrew-language children's books.


History of the Periodicals Collection

The Leo Baeck Institute’s extensive periodicals collection was an integral part of LBI’s original collection and was built up from scratch by the Institute's founders in the post-war era. The periodicals collection was first described by Max Kreutzberger in the Institute's earliest published catalog issued in 1970. Kreutzberger wrote that …


Preserving Private Libraries at Leo Baeck Institute

Thanks to a generous grant of The Cahnman Foundation, the LBI Library is creating virtual inventories of three complete private German-Jewish libraries.

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Donate Historical Materials

Even six decades after the founding of LBI, new materials are still being discovered, and we welcome donations of archival materials related to German-Jewish history.

German-Jewish Childhood in the Stacks

Inventing German-Jewish Children's Literature - Part 1

Exploring the beginnings of German-Jewish children's literature with the first textbooks published for German-Jewish children.


LBI Materials Now Searchable in More Global Databases

The Leo Baeck Institute is now collaborating with Judaica Europeana, Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek, Worldcat and the Digital Public Library of America to make its holding even more accessible.


New Library Acquisitions

The LBI Library collects publications related to the history and culture of German-speaking Jews as outlined in its Collection Development Policy . A rotating selection of recent highlights from among our new acquisitions are featured on this website, as well as a link to a comprehensive list of new acquisitions …


A Visit to the German Literature Archive in Marbach

This June, I visited the German Literature Archive in Marbach (Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach – DLA), where I gave a talk about traces of emigrant libraries in the collections of the LBI and spent a week learning about the activities and holdings of the leading repository of sources related to German-language …

German-Jewish Childhood in the Stacks

Inventing German-Jewish Children's Literature - Part 2

In the latter half of the 19th century, German-Jewish children's books were increasingly written in German, often with a emphasis on "Bildung."

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