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Legal Sabotage: Ernst Fraenkel in Hitler's Germany
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Joshua Teplitsky introduces his new book about one of the world's largest collections of Jewish books and the man who used his collection to cultivate power, prestige, and influence.
Florence Mendheim was a Jewish librarian who went undercover in the 1930s to spy on Nazis around New York City.
A panel examines Martin Luther’s changing opinion on Jews as well as the impact of the Reformation on Christian-Jewish relations in the 16th century
A discussion to explore The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Vol. 6: Confronting Modernity, 1750-1880 , edited by Elisheva Carlebach. Join Elisheva Carlebach, Deborah Dash Moore, Dara Horn, and Itamar Borochov, in a discussion of Confronting Modernity, 1750-1880, vol. 6 of The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and …
Join us for a virtual presentation about the Straus Family, their relationship with the Lehman family, and their commitment to their synagogues, Temples Emanu-El and Beth-El.
Join us as we discuss the changing landscape of Holocaust education and explore the 1938Projekt lesson modules as one tool that can provide relevance to student
Author Julie Orringer speaks with Jewish Week ’s Sandee Brawarsky and Jonathan Wiesner of the International Rescue Committee about her new novel based on the Varian Fry story.
Scholars discuss the movement launched by Jewish scholars in 19th century Germany who brought academic disciplines like history, philology, and anthropology to bear on sacred texts and rites.
“Burning Words” is a dramatization of the 16th-century controversy between the humanist scholar Johannes Reuchlin and Johannes Pfefferkorn, a convert from Judaism who sought to burn Jewish books.
On October 16, 2013, Leo Baeck Institute unveiled DigiBaeck – a nearly comprehensive digital archive encompassing more than 3.5 million pages of documents from German-Jewish history.