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Leo Baeck Institute
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Leading establishment for documenting and researching the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry with premises in Jerusalem, New York, and London. The Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) was founded in 1955 by representatives of the Council of Jews from Germany with the support of the Claims Conference in Jerusalem. It is named for the rabbi Leo Baeck (1873–1956), a central personality of German Judaism and former…

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Nattermann, Ruth, “Leo Baeck Institute”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 25 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0446>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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