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LBI's collection of newspapers and magazines includes 1,600 titles ranging from Enlightenment-era pamphlets to congregation bulletins to papers published by German-Jewish exiles in the 20th century.


Stuart Eizenstat on Jewish Continuity in the 21st Century

Before accepting the Leo Baeck Medal on January 14, 2014, Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat delivered the 56th Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture, in which he addressed how the imperative to honor the victims of the Holocaust informs the challenges facing the current global Jewish community. In a wide-ranging survey of issues facing …


Advancing Modernity: Jewish Berliners in Weimar Germany, 1919–1933

This exhibition focused on the role of Jews in various fields whoe helped make Berlin a cosmopolitan “Weltstadt” and magnet for avant-garde artists of all kinds


1938Projekt: Lesson Plans

New York K-12 educators developed 11 ready-to-use lessons plans for Middle and High Schools based on LBI's 1938Projekt:


Interview: Roger Cohen on German-Jewish History in the 21st Century

Roger Cohen’s journalistic career has included stints covering Beirut in the 1980s, the Bosnian war in the 1990s, the return of the German government to Berlin in 2000, and the War in Afghanistan as the New York Times’ foreign editor after September 11, 2001. In the biweekly columns he has …


New Archival Collections

The Leo Baeck Institute is continually collecting new archival materials related to the history of German-speaking Jews.

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Jews in Upper Silesia

A brief history of the Upper Silesian Jewish community and a comprehensive guide to LBI's Upper Silesian collections.

Staff Directory

Dr. Frank Mecklenburg

Dr. Frank Mecklenburg is Director of Research and Chief Archivist at Leo Baeck Institute, a research library and archive that documents the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry, primarily in the 19th and 20th centuries, but also including documents dating back to the middle ages. LBI was founded in 1955 …

Staff Directory

Dr. William H. Weitzer

William H. Weitzer, Ph.D. became the Executive Director of the Leo Baeck Institute in January, 2013. Dr. Weitzer, formerly the Executive Vice President at Fairfield University in Connecticut, has over thirty years of experience in academic administration, budget and finance, fund raising, community relations, and program evaluation. The Leo Baeck …