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LBI Materials Now Searchable in More Global Databases

The Leo Baeck Institute is now collaborating with Judaica Europeana, Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek, Worldcat and the Digital Public Library of America to make its holding even more accessible.

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Visit from a Descendant of Wolf Zacharias Wertheimer (1782–1844)

Michael Sturmfels of Australia at Leo Baeck Institute on November 6, 2018 with a portrait of his ancestor Wolf Zacharias Wertheimer (1782 – 1844) by Moritz Daniel Oppenheim.

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Archive and Library Work in the Age of COVID-19

On Friday, March 13, 2020 the staff of the Leo Baeck Institute were together for last time before beginning full-time remote work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Michael Brenner Recognized as “Guardian of Jewish History”

Michael Brenner, International President of LBI, received the Federal Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Family Matters—Fourth Generation of Bambergers Introduced to LBI

The family of LBI Vice President Michael Bamberger visited LBI, continuing a multi-generational bond between the Bambergers and the institute.

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Commemorating 1,700 Years of Shared History in 2021

The Leo Baeck Institute – New York | Berlin (LBI) will commemorate 1,700 years of Jewish life in German-speaking lands with the Shared History Project.

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Call for Papers—Shared History Conference

LBI is accepting proposals for papers to be delivered at a three-day interdisciplinary conference to kick off the Shared History Project in Berlin from December 7–9, 2020.

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News from the Family Research Department

At the annual conference of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, LBI announced a new tool to provide improved access to our large collection of Family Trees.

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A New Presence in Berlin

The Leo Baeck Institute is now represented by an administrative office at Glinkastraße in Berlin. The office is run by and historian Dr. Miriam Bistrovic.

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Austrian Parliamentary President Praises Young Volunteers behind LBI’s Austrian Heritage Collection

Doris Bures, President of the National Council of Austria visited the Leo Baeck Institute New York to learn about its work and meet two Austrians who work on the Austrian Heritage Collection at LBI.