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.
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.
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.
Michael Brenner, International President of LBI, received the Federal Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.
The family of LBI Vice President Michael Bamberger visited LBI, continuing a multi-generational bond between the Bambergers and the institute.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.