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Founded in memory of Leo Baeck after his passing in 1956, the Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture is given each year by a leading scholar or public intellectual.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded the Leo Baeck Medal. She accepted the honor at a ceremony at the Leo Baeck Institute in New York on Tuesday, September 21, 2010. The Leo Baeck Institute presented its first medal ever to a serving German head of government for Merkel’s work …
The Leo Baeck Medal is the highest honor that Leo Baeck Institute bestows on those who have made extraordinary efforts to preserve the memory of German-speaking Jews.
Leo Baeck Institute – New York | Berlin honored the Hamburg banker Max Warburg with the 2017 Leo Baeck Medal in a ceremony at the Center for Jewish History in New York on November 15, 2017.
“ Germans and Jews can enrich one another. They can unite their best qualities,” said LBI President Dr. Ronald Sobel at the Annual Award Dinner of the Leo Baeck Institute on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at the Center for Jewish History in New York. He was there to present Dr. …
The Leo Baeck Institute – New York | Berlin honors individuals for extraordinary efforts to preserve the memory of German-Jewish history with two awards and a lecture series in memory of Leo Baeck.
In recognition of his long career in public service and his effective advocacy for the rights of Holocaust victims, Leo Baeck Institute honored Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat with the Leo Baeck Medal during its annual award dinner at the Center for Jewish History in Manhattan on Tuesday, January 14, 2014. …
The Leo Baeck Institute is continually making its collections more accessible by digitizing important parts of its collections.
In addition to books and archival collections devoted to music and musicians, LBI has a small collection of recorded music.