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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 Institute - New York | Berlin presented the Leo Baeck Medal to Ambassador Amy Gutmann at its 2022 Annual Award Dinner.
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.
On Thursday, November 18, 2021, LBI presented the Leo Baeck Medal to German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
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.
Note: This event will take place in-person at the Jewish Museum Berlin, and there will be no online stream or recording. Join the Freunde and Förderer des LBI e.V. at the Jewish Museum Berlin on May 23, 2023 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Rabbi Leo Baeck's Birth. Michael Meyer …
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.