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Leo Baeck Institute
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The Leo Baeck Institute was established in Jerusalem, London, and New York in 1955 by the Council of Jews from Germany in order to promote the study of German Jewish history (L. Baeck). The New York institute has a library of 60,000 volumes, a large art collection, and extensive archives. A branch has been housed since 2001 in the Jewish Museum Berlin. The institute's Yearbook has been published in London since 1956, while its Bulletin has been published in Jerusalem, joined recently by the Jüdischer Almanach. In Germany the institute supports a Wissenschaftliche…

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Römer, Nils, “Leo Baeck Institute”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12907>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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