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2019 Annual Award Dinner Honoring Martha Minow
The Art of Exile: Paintings by German-Jewish Refugees
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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.
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.
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
This exhibition at the City Library of Leipzig illuminates the rich contributions of Jews to the Saxon capital and famous trade fair city.
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.
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.