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The Leo Baeck Institute in New York is seeking German and Austrian students for an archival internship.
German conductor Kurt Masur accepted the Leo Baeck Medal on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at the Leo Baeck Institute’s annual Gala Award Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. Maestro Masur is one of the most widely acclaimed musicians of his generation and played a key role in …
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 …
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, …
Deutschlandfunk highlighted the work of the Leo Baeck Institute in a recent German radio report. Listen here .
Live in Berlin, Shulamit Volkov will deliver the 63rd Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture based on her new book.
LBI presents Leo Baeck Medals to Mandy Patinkin, Kathryn Grody, and Bernie Blum at the Center for Jewish History on October 24, 2023.
Historian Michael Meyer will discuss his new biography of Leo Baeck with David Ellenson.
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 …