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Book discussion


To celebrate the conference of the International Feuchtwanger Society coming to London in 2024, the Leo Baeck Institute London is organising a Feuchtwanger Book Club, focusing on the work of the acclaimed – but now somewhat forgotten – German Jewish novelist Lion Feuchtwanger. 

This book club, which will be held online between March and June 2024, will focus initially on a reading of Feuchtwanger’s 1933 novel The Oppermanns, a chronicle of the collapse of Weimar Germany and the rise of the Nazis, seen through the eyes of one German Jewish family. 

The Leo Baeck Institute London warmly invites you to join an online discussion of the book

German-Jewish Studies: Next Generations

edited by Kerry Wallach & Aya Elyada

23 January 2023 at 18:00 (U.K) |13:00 (N.Y) | 19:00 (Berlin) | 20:00 (Israel)

The event, chaired by Prof Guy Miron (Open University of Israel) with a welcome by Dr Markus Krah (LBI New York), is a collaboration between the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem, the …

Please join us for an online discussion of the book

In Hitler's Munich: Jews, the Revolution, and the Rise of Nazism

with the author, Prof Michael Brenner, and Prof Steve Aschheim

6pm (UK time), May 18th 2022 

The event, chaired by Dr Irene Aue-Ben-David (Director, Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem), is a collaboration between the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem, the Leo Baeck Institute London and the Leo Baeck Institute New York.  

Book Launch

On the occasion of the launch of Jüdischer Almanach 2019 we are delighted to invite you to a presentation of ‘Sex and Crime: Geschichten aus der Jüdischen Unterwelt’ in the presence of the editor, Dr Gisela Dachs (Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem) and the two authors Rabbi Andy Steiman and Dr Daniel Wildmann (Leo Baeck Institute London).

This event will take place on Monday 28th of November 2019 at 19.30hrs in the Rosi-und-Paul-Ansberg-Saal at the Henry-and-Emma-Budge-Stiftung,…

We are delighted to welcome Kathrin Hoffmann-Curtius to present her book Judenmord. Art and the Holocaust in Post-war Germany. First published in German in 2014, this is the first comprehensive study of representations of the Holocaust in Post-war German art. The book presents an innovative and multi-layered perspective on Post-war Holocaust memory by taking into account works by both supporters and opponents of Nazism, and by artists working in both East and West Germany. While discussing how artists…