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Samson Schames and the Art of Exile

Panelists will explore how Samson Schames’ life story and work provide a window into the history of exiled artists during the Nazi period and the impact of exile on their art.

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The Art of Exile: Paintings by German-Jewish Refugees

Showcasing a range of painting styles from the 20th century, it tells the stories of creative individuals uprooted from their homelands, who tried to rebuild their life and career in new lands.

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Kindertransport Virtual Exhibition Tour

Explore Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War during a live, virtual tour via Zoom.

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DigiBaeck – Celebrating 500 Years of German-Jewish History Online

On October 16, 2013, Leo Baeck Institute unveiled DigiBaeck – a nearly comprehensive digital archive encompassing more than 3.5 million pages of documents from German-Jewish history.

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What if the Weimar Republic had Survived?

Historians Michael Brenner (Munich/American) and Gavriel Rosenfeld (Fairfield) imagine an alternate history in which the Weimar Republic survived thanks to the leadership of President Rathenau.

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Jews and the Berlin Wall

A panel discussion among scholars and eyewitnesses examining the impact of the Berlin Wall on Jewish communities on both sides as well as the growth in Germany's Jewish Community since the wall fell.

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PORTLAND: Fake News in 1930s Germany and Today

The Nazi rise to power was amplified by institutionalized propaganda and suppression of truth. Steven Wasserstrom discusses past and contemporary threats to fact-based public discourse.

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LBI Book Club, Vol. IX: The Spirit Returneth by Selma Stern

Join LBI for our ninth book club, in which we'll read and discuss The Spirit Returneth by Selma Stern.

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The New York Librarian Who Spied On American Nazis

Florence Mendheim was a Jewish librarian who went undercover in the 1930s to spy on Nazis around New York City.

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Jüdisches Leben in der Spätantike

Archäologe Thomas Otten diskutiert jüdisches Leben nördlich der Alpen in der Römerzeit mit den Historikern Werner Eck und René Bloch.