The LBI Year Book

Published since 1956, The LBI Year Book, journal of the Leo Baeck Institute, remains at the forefront of the field, publishing the best scholarship on the history and culture of German-speaking Central European Jewry from early modern times to the post-war period. Articles cover the cultural, economic, political, social and religious history, the impact of anti-semitism and the Jewish response to it.


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The Year Book Team

Cathy S. Gelbin, David Rechter, Daniel Wildmann

Contributing Editors:
Edward Fram and Lisa Silverman

Editorial Manager:
Almut Becker

Sonja Miltenberger

Manuscript Editors:
Elaine Ellery
Anthony S. Travis

Christina Acosta

Founder Editor:
Robert Weltsch (1956-1978)

Editor Emeritus:
Arnold Paucker (1970-1992)
John A. S. Grenville (1993-2010)                                                                                                               Raphael Gross (2003-2014)


Advisory Board

Steven E. Aschheim, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ofer Ashkenazi, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Avraham Barkai, Lehavoth Habashan

Michael Brenner, Ludwig Maximilians University, American University

Christopher Clark, University of Cambridge

Dan Diner, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Shmuel Feiner, Bar Ilan University

Paul Franks, Yale University

Norbert Frei, Friedrich Schiller University

Evyatar Friesel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Mark H. Gelber, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Abigail Green, University of Oxford

Neil Gregor, University of Southampton

Robin Judd, The Ohio State University

Marion Kaplan, New York University

Judith Keilbach, Utrecht University

Vivian Liska, University of Antwerp, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Paul Mendes-Flohr, University of Chicago, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Michael A. Meyer, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Peter Pulzer, University of Oxford

Brad Prager, University of Missouri

Jehuda Reinharz, Brandeis University

Miriam Rürup, Institute for the History of the German Jews

Andrea Schatz, King’s College London

Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, TU Berlin

David Sorkin, Yale University

Martina Steer, University of Vienna

Guy Stern, Wayne State University

Bernard Wasserstein, Amsterdam

Yfaat Weiss, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Christian Wiese, Goethe University

Till van Rahden, University of Montreal