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
An exhibition of books from one of the first public debates carried out on the newly invented medium of print in the 16th century, over whether Jewish books should be banned.
This German adaptation of the LBI’s 2015 exhibition on the Wissenschaft des Judentums movement brought rare items from LBI collections back to their home region in Lower Saxony for the first time.
To commemorate 1,700 years of Jewish life in German-speaking lands, the Leo Baeck Institute New York | Berlin created two traveling exhibitions that will tour the federal and state parliaments in Germany in 2021 and 2022. While both exhibitions are based on the content of the Shared History Project , …
In the early 19th century, a Jewish scholars in Berlin began to apply historical and critical methods to the study of Jews and Judaism, calling their new field the “Science of Judaism."
LBI presents the year 1938 through the eyes of Jews, whose personal documents detail their experiences and the hardships they suffered as well as the diminishing hope for Jews in Germany and Austria.
The traveling panel exhibition “Shared History Project: 1700 Years of Jewish Life in German-Speaking Lands” uses iconic artefacts to explore how interwoven the lives of Jewish people and their non-Jewish neighbors have been in the 17 centuries since the presence of Jews in the Rhineland was first documented in a …
This exhibition explores and documents the experience of the German-Jewish refugees of Washington Heights.
An exhibition focused on the many Jews who led a revolution in the arts and sciences in fin-de-siècle Vienna. Their innovations—from atonalism to psychoanalysis—still resonate today.
This exhibit documents the encounters between Jews serving in the German Army and the shtetl culture in Eastern Europe that informed new debates about assimilation, peoplehood, and reli