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Jewish Life in Late Antiquity

Archaeologist Thomas Otten joins historians of antiquity Werner Eck and René Bloch for a discussion of Jewish life in northern Europe in the late Roman Empire.

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1938Projekt: Developing Holocaust Curriculum in a Challenging Environment

Join us as we discuss the changing landscape of Holocaust education and explore the 1938Projekt lesson modules as one tool that can provide relevance to student

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2020 Annual Dinner

Even in these challenging times, the LBI Annual Dinner is an important event for the Institute as we bring the community together to share our accomplishments & recognize our friends & supporters.

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Anneliese Landau's Life in Music: Nazi Germany to Émigré California

Lily E. Hirsch tells the story of the pioneering Jewish musicologist Anneliese Landau, who stubbornly made her own way in music, first in Nazi Germany and later among émigré luminaries in California.

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Paint, Pray, Love: Lene Schneider-Kainer “Out of the Box”

Inspired by Marco Polo, artist Lene Schneider-Kainer divorced her husband, left Germany, and painted her way across Asia in the 1920s. LBI Archivist Michael Simonson takes her story "Out of the Box".

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From Vienna to New York: Jewish Exiles Remember “Austria” in the Aftermath of the Holocaust

A discussion between scholars of Jewish-Austrian culture and former Jewish-Austrian exiles on how “Old Austria” is remembered in the United States today.

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LBI Book Club, Vol. XII: Job by Joseph Roth

The LBI Book Club will discuss Job: The Story of a Simple Man by Joseph Roth with British journalist and author Keiron Pim.

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Out of the Box: David Ludwig Bloch

Michael Simonson and Nancy Berliner will discuss LBI's collections related to David Ludwig Bloch, a deaf Jewish artist from Bavaria who found refuge in Shanghai following his flight from Nazi Europe.

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To Bigotry No Sanction

A magnificent new cantata, composed by Jonathan Comisar, based on George Washington’s historic Letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island.

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X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II

Author Leah Garrett discusses the incredible World War II saga of the German-Jewish commandos who fought in Britain’s most secretive special-forces unit—but whose story has gone untold until now.