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Burning Words: The Battle of the Books

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.


From Mendelssohn to Einstein, from Wolfenbuettel to New York (and back)—Jewish Paths to Modernity

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.


Wissenschaft des Judentums: Jewish Studies and the Shaping of Jewish Identity

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."


1938Projekt | Posts from the Past

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.


In our Midst. Facets of Jewish Life in Leipzig in the Modern Era

This exhibition at the City Library of Leipzig illuminates the rich contributions of Jews to the Saxon capital and famous trade fair city.


ZIONISMUS – The German Roots of Zionism

This exhibition calls on books, periodicals, correspondence, and photographs from LBI collections to trace the transformation of Zionism from a utopian dream to a matter of survival for German Jews.


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.


Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

This exhibition illuminates the story of the Kindertransport (German for “Children’s Transport”), the organized rescue effort that brought thousands of Jewish children from Nazi Germany to the UK.

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