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On November 28, 2012, German Ambassador Peter Ammon awarded the Leo Baeck Medal to German filmmaker Margarethe von Trotta during the annual Leo Baeck Institute Gala Award Dinner at the Waldorf≈Astoria in New York. The Leo Baeck medal is presented annually to an outstanding individual whose work in the cultural, ...
The Vienna-born scientist was honored for his contributions to the understanding of memory, both in the lab and as applied to the tumultuous history of the 20th century.
LBI was honored to present Peter Wittig and Ms. Huberta von Voss-Wittig with the Leo Baeck Medal at the Center for Jewish History on December 5, 2018.
At the LBI’s Annual Award Dinner on November 17, 2016 at the Center for Jewish History, friends, family, and colleagues gathered to honor Robert M. Morgenthau with the Leo Baeck Medal for a lifetime of public service. Director Emeritus of the Museum of Jewish Heritage David Marwell offered an appreciation ...
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.
Thanks to a generous grant of The Cahnman Foundation, the LBI Library is creating virtual inventories of three complete private German-Jewish libraries.
A new exhibition takes German Jewish archival objects on a journey through the land they once belonged to. Among them, chocolate cups of the Einsteins.
Josef Joffe is the editor of Germany’s largest weekly newspaper, Die Zeit, and one of the most influential voices on international affairs today. On December 3, 2014, he will deliver the 57th annual Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture and accept the Leo Baeck Medal. His Lecture will be titled, The Golden ...
After he delivered the 61st Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture on November 29, 2018, the historian and current president of the German Historical Museum Raphael Gross received the Moses Mendelssohn Award.