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Leo Baeck Medal for Margarethe von Trotta

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, …


Jüdisches Leben am Leo Baeck Institute

Deutschlandfunk highlighted the work of the Leo Baeck Institute in a recent German radio report. Listen here .


Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture by Shulamit Volkov

Live in Berlin, Shulamit Volkov will deliver the 63rd Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture based on her new book.


Rabbi Leo Baeck: Living a Religious Imperative in Troubled Times

Historian Michael Meyer will discuss his new biography of Leo Baeck with David Ellenson.


Leo Baeck Medal for Robert M. Morgenthau

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 …


Walter Nathan—Leaving a Legacy at Leo Baeck Institute

Walter Nathan talks about his motivation for including the Leo Baeck Institute in his estate.


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.

Staff Directory

Renate Evers

Renate Evers has been working as LBI's Bruno and Suzanne Scheidt 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 …


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.


Huberta von Voss-Wittig joins Board of Trustees

The German journalist and think tank executive will join the Board of Trustees of the Leo Baeck Institute—New York | Berlin (LBI), strengthening the Jewish archive and library’s ties to Germany