Leo Baeck Medal for German Chancellor Angela Merkel
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded the Leo Baeck Medal. She accepted the honor at a ceremony at the Leo Baeck Institute in New York on Tuesday, September 21, 2010. The Leo Baeck Institute presented its first medal ever to a serving German head of government for Merkel’s work …
Leo Baeck Medal for Ambassador Amy Gutmann
The Leo Baeck Institute - New York | Berlin presented the Leo Baeck Medal to Ambassador Amy Gutmann at its 2022 Annual Award Dinner.
Leo Baeck Medal for Frank-Walter Steinmeier
On Thursday, November 18, 2021, LBI presented the Leo Baeck Medal to German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Leo Baeck Medal for Max Warburg
Leo Baeck Institute – New York | Berlin honored the Hamburg banker Max Warburg with the 2017 Leo Baeck Medal in a ceremony at the Center for Jewish History in New York on November 15, 2017.
Leo Baeck Medal for Josef Joffe
“ Germans and Jews can enrich one another. They can unite their best qualities,” said LBI President Dr. Ronald Sobel at the Annual Award Dinner of the Leo Baeck Institute on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at the Center for Jewish History in New York. He was there to present Dr. …
Leo Baeck Medal for Stuart Eizenstat
In recognition of his long career in public service and his effective advocacy for the rights of Holocaust victims, Leo Baeck Institute honored Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat with the Leo Baeck Medal during its annual award dinner at the Center for Jewish History in Manhattan on Tuesday, January 14, 2014. …
Leo Baeck Medal for Eric R. Kandel
The Vienna-born scientist was honored for his contributions to the understanding of memory, both in the lab and as applied to the tumultuous history of the 20th century.
Leo Baeck Medal for Ismar Schorsch
On March 1, 2015, as LBI opened a symposium and exhibit on the 19th-century German movement that launched the academic study of Judaism, it honored a scholar who exemplifies the movement’s ideals in the 21st century. Professor Ismar Schorsch was presented with the Leo Baeck Medal for his scholarly work …
Leo Baeck Medal for Joachim Gauck
On May 14, 2014, LBI President Dr. Ronald B. Sobel presented the Leo Baeck Medal to the Federal President of Germany, Joachim Gauck. It was the first time LBI awarded its highest honor in Berlin, at a dinner to mark the opening of an LBI New York office in the …
Leo Baeck Medal for Anselm Kiefer
On December 12, 2011, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle awarded the Leo Baeck Medal to German Artist Anselm Kiefer during the annual Leo Baeck Institute Gala Award Dinner at the Waldorf≈Astoria in New York. The Leo Baeck medal is presented annually to an outstanding individual whose work in the cultural, …