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Judging a book by its cover
Marking 25 Years of the Washington Principles – Restitution of Nazi-Looted Art
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British journalist and politician, Daniel Finkelstein, in conversation with Debórah Dwork in celebration of his new book Two Roads Home: Hitler, Stalin and the Miraculous Survival of My Family .
Poetry in Preservation
Gertrud Kolmar's powerful poetic voice drew the reader inward into the poet's internal being. Kolmar continued to write, even as the world fell apart around her during the Holocaust.
Lesser Ury is renowned as one of the leading modern artists in early 20th century Germany. His life and work is particularly associated with the city of Berlin.
Holiday Baking and Hanukkah
Spitzbuben - a recipe from Marie Kauders's Vollständiges israelitisches Kochbuch. 1898
Erik Jan Hanussen's short-lived occult newspaper Berliner Wochenschau was controversial in part because its publisher's connection to Nazi officials.
E.M. Lilien was an internationally renowned Jewish Austrian artist, known for his Art Noveau style.
The Edythe Griffinger Portal provides online access to over 3,200 visual items in LBI’s collections, with more added continually.
Staff and volunteers of the Center for Jewish History and the Leo Baeck Institute entered the first CJH Edit-a-thon to enrich Wikipedia's information on women in Jewish History.
The definitive collection of Wissenschaft scholarship was created by curator Aron Freimann at the Frankfurt City Library between 1898 and 1932. Large portions of the collection were lost in WWII, but today LBI is working with the Frankfurt University Library to recreate Freimann’s collection online. The following profiles of key …
A book previously owned by Felix Halberstadt (1877-1942) was restituted, transferred to the library of the LBI and reunited with the archival collection of his son.