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Martha Minow urges us to “resist tyranny and revenge”

Minow spoke of “eerie parallels" between demagogues of the 30s and leaders who claim they alone can solve their nations' problems today.

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David Sorkin—“We should not take those rights for granted”

On December 8, 2019, David Sorkin, gave the 62nd Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture at the CJH in New York. His topic was Jewish emancipation, the subject of his latest book.

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Deutscher Bundestag on LBI's Shared History Project

An exhibition in the German Bundestag on the occasion of the commemoration day of the victims of National Socialism

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Family Matters: In Chicago, Generations Gather for Intimate Look at Family Histories Preserved in LBI Archives

Marianne Dreyfus, the granddaughter of Leo Baeck, discussed her family’s history at LBI event in Chicago.

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LBI to honor German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Join us on Thursday, November 18, 2021 to honor President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

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Stuart Eizenstat on Jewish Continuity in the 21st Century

Before accepting the Leo Baeck Medal on January 14, 2014, Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat delivered the 56th Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture, in which he addressed how the imperative to honor the victims of the Holocaust informs the challenges facing the current global Jewish community. In a wide-ranging survey of issues facing …

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Interview: Roger Cohen on German-Jewish History in the 21st Century

Roger Cohen’s journalistic career has included stints covering Beirut in the 1980s, the Bosnian war in the 1990s, the return of the German government to Berlin in 2000, and the War in Afghanistan as the New York Times’ foreign editor after September 11, 2001. In the biweekly columns he has …

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LBI Contributes Paper to UN Holocaust Outreach Program

LBI's Director William H. Weitzer composed a paper for the United Nations Holocaust Outreach Programme, addressing the question of how LBI contributes to the memory of the Holocaust and its victims.

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In Memoriam: Arnold Paucker

The Leo Baeck Institute, New York|Berlin mourns the loss of historian Arnold Paucker, who led the Leo Baeck Institute London from 1959 until 2001. Paucker was editor of the Leo Baeck Institute Year Book from 1978 until 1992 and a highly respected scholar whose academic work focused on Jewish resistance …

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Posts from the Past, 80 Years after 1938

In a traveling exhibition and a new online project, the LBI is showing the history of the year 1938 through the eyes of German-speaking Jews.