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62nd Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture by David Sorkin

Emancipation, Yale Historian David Sorkin argues, was not a one-time or linear event that began with the Enlightenment or French Revolution, but a complex process characterized by rights won and lost.

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The 58th Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture by Michael Meyer

In honor of the LBI’s sixtieth anniversary, historian Michael Meyer offered a wide ranging survey on the history of German-speaking Jews for the 58th Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture.

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Leo Baeck Institute Featured at Deutscher Verein Dinner

LBI President Emeritus Ismar Schorsch attended the Deutscher Verein’s annual dinner at the Union Club on September 9, 2015 to give a lecture that reflected on both the 60th anniversary of the Leo Baec

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Leo Baeck Medal for Peter Wittig and Huberta von Voss-Wittig

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.

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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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Moses Mendelssohn Award for Raphael Gross after Lecture on Anne Frank

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.

Staff Directory

Renate Evers

Renate Evers has been working as LBI's Director of Collections since 2016 in order to coordinate the efforts of the three collection departments at the Leo Baeck Institute – archives, art, and library. Prior to this appointment, she worked as LBI's Head Librarian for almost 14 years and as an …

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Michael A. Meyer on the History of LBI

In this lecture, Michael Meyer illustrated how the LBI’s growing collection of 3.5 million documents, 80,000 books, and 8,000 artifacts and works of art has a distinct history of its own.

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“German and Jewish”— A traveling Exhibition by Leo Baeck Institute in Germany

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.

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