LBI News No. 93 | Winter 2013

LBI Opens Berlin Office

The office on Glinkastraße is the first step toward a more prominent role for the Leo Baeck Institute in making Germans more aware of the long and illustrious heritage we shared until 1933.

Experiencing 1933, One Day and One Document at a Time

The Jewish Museum Berlin’s online project “1933: The Beginning of the End of German Jewry” presents a variety of primary source materials that bear witness to the disenfranchisement and exclusion of German Jews in 1933.

Teaching Research Skills and German-Jewish History with DigiBaeck

Shira Klein is Assistant Professor of History at Chapman University in Orange County, California

With the launch of LBI’s digital archive, historian Shira Klein immediately recognized a new tool for engaging undergraduates in original research using primary sources. We asked her about her experience using DigiBaeck in the classroom.

LBI Builds Digital Home for Émigré Journal “Aufbau”

Leo Baeck Institute has completed digitizing all issues of the German-Jewish émigré Journal, Aufbau published between 1934 and 2004, thus ensuring that the entire contents of the most important publication of the global German-Jewish refugee and exile community will remain available online to researchers.