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The Library of the Leo Baeck Institute, New York (LBI) is the foremost research library devoted to the history of German-speaking Jews. Its 80,000-volume library and extensive archival and art collections represent the most significant repository of primary source material and scholarship on the Jewish communities of Central Europe over the past five centuries.

German-speaking Jews had a history marked by individual as well as collective accomplishments and played a significant role in shaping art, science, business, and political developments in the modern era, as evidenced by the continuing relevance of figures such as Moses Mendelssohn, Albert Einstein, and Franz Kafka.

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LBI is committed to preserving this legacy and has digitized over 3.5 million pages of documents from its collections—from rare renaissance books to the personal correspondence of luminaries and ordinary people alike, to community histories and official documents. A large portion of these collections were digitized by and are hosted here at Internet Archive.

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About the Leo Baeck Institute, New York – Library – Periodicals The Library of the Leo Baeck Institute, New York (LBI) , is the leading library and archive dedicated to the history of German-speaking Jews, and it holds more than 1,600 periodical titles in its collections. The LBI Library is digitizing periodicals unique to its holdings with special emphasis on periodic publications of German-Jewish organizations that highlight the rich cultural life of German-speaking communities before...
Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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About the Leo Baeck Institute, New York – Archives The Leo Baeck Institute, New York (LBI) Archives preserve and catalog family papers, community histories, personal correspondence, genealogical materials, and business and public records that touch upon virtually every aspect of the German-Jewish experience. These records, entrusted to LBI by individuals, families, and organizations, form the foremost repository of collective memory for Central European Jewry, but they also document key...
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About the Leo Baeck Institute, New York – Library – Books Collection The Library of the Leo Baeck Institute is internationally recognized as the most comprehensive repository for books documenting the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry. Over 80,000 volumes and 1,600 periodical titles provide important primary and secondary material. Rich in rarities ranging from early 16th century writings to Moses Mendelssohn and Heinrich Heine, first editions and dedication copies of works by...
Title: Aufbau (New York, N.Y. : 1934-2004). Extent of publication: 1. Jahrg., Nr. 1 (1. Dez. 1934) - Vol. 70, No. 5 (April, 2004) Copyright: © JM Jüdische Medien AG / Serenade Verlag AG, Postfach 8027, Zürich, Switzerland. Users may access, download or print low resolution copies for research, teaching, and private study without obtaining written prior permission of JM. Commercial use or publication of any portion of the work requires prior written permission of JM Jüdische Medien AG /...
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Topics: Jews -- United States -- Periodicals, Jews, German -- United States -- Periodicals, Jewish...
Das jüdische Echo (Munich, Germany) "Das jüdische Echo" ("The Jewish Echo") was the newsletter of the Zionist organizations in Bavaria ("Mitteilungen der Zionistischen Vereine Bayerns"). In its first issue the editorial staff wrote that the paper would become "das Echo aller Vorgänge im innerjüdischen Leben und in der grossen politischen Arena, die unsere Zeit und unsere Zukunft betreffen" ("the echo of all occurrences in inner Jewish life and in...
Topics: Zionism Germany Bavaria Periodicals, German-language periodicals, Jewish periodicals, Periodicals...
Around 35,000 to 40,000 Jews immigrated to Argentina between 1933 and 1945, despite the country’s strong anti-Semitic sentiments and increasing discrimination against Jewish immigrants. “Jüdische Wochenschau” (“Jewish news of the week”) was a Zionist-oriented newspaper that served the German-speaking Argentinean Jewish refugee community. It provided local and world news; listings for synagogue services and community events; and birth, death, and marriage announcements. As an...
Topics: Jews, German Argentina Periodicals., Jews Argentina Periodicals., Jewish periodicals.,...
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by Oliven, Klaus, 1918-
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Chronicle divided into sections on the Oliven, Schottländer, and Meyer families from the 18th through the 20th centuries as well as an autobiographical memoir by Klaus Oliven.
Topics: Rideamus, b. 1874, Meyer (Family : Hannover, Germany), Oliven (Family : Berlin, Germany), Reifen...
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by Seelenberger, Gustav Julius; Seelenberger (Family : Grünstadt, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
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Extensive survey of the ancestors of Gustav Seelenberger of Grünstadt. Information is presented in a tabular format, typically providing vital information (birth, marriage, death, etc.) and a short biographical paragraph for each individual family member. The manuscript is divided into sections based on the various branches of the family as defined by marriage. The manuscript is also richly indexed on the basis of surnames and vital dates. There is furthermore an index relating personal names...
Topic: Jews, German
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Topics: Jews, Jewish cities and towns
Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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The  collection  contains documentation of the  Weil   family  of  Steinsfurt , which was compiled for the  Weil   family reunion in 2002. Included in the  collection  is a  family  tree of the descendants of Low Feis-Weil (1751-1826) from 1751 to 2002, including some birth and death dates and locations; personal histories written by various members of the  Weil   family ;  family  photographs; history of the Jewish community in  Steinsfurt ; schedule of events for the  Weil...
Topics: Weil Family, Steinsfurt (Germany), Genealogical tables
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by Witting family
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Family trees pertaining to the Witting family from 1767 onwards
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Topics: Genealogy, genealogy
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"Jüdisches Jahrbuch" was a yearbook published for the Berlin Jewish community. The "Jahrbuch" was a guidebook to Jewish organizations and establishments in Germany and in Berlin in particular. It included an index of Jewish clubs and societies, contact information for Jewish communities in other German cities, and lists of Jewish newspapers along with other valuable information. Issues of the "Jahrbuch" also included a literary part in which authors wrote on the...
Topics: Jewish communities Germany Berlin Periodicals, Berlin (Germany) Registers, Jews Germany Berlin...
Selbstwehr : Jüdisches Volksblatt (Prague, Czech Republic) Subtitle varies: Unabhängige jüdische Wochenschrift, Mar. 1907-Dec. 1921 Summary: "Selbstwehr" ("self-defence") was a Zionist Jewish weekly published in Prague. After absorbing "Jüdisches Volksblatt" ("Jewish people's newspaper") published in Ostrava, "Selbstwehr" became the most widely Jewish newspaper in the Czechoslovakia. Its editors included Siegfried Kaznelson, Felix Weltsch...
Topic: Zionism Czechoslovakia Periodicals.
Jüdische Presszentrale Zürich und jüdisches Familienblatt für die Schweiz Summary: "Jüdische Presszentrale Zürich" was the central press for the Jewish community in Zurich and the illustrated family paper for Switzerland ("illustriertes Familienblatt für die Schweiz"). Title varies: Jüdische Presszentrale Zürich und illustriertes Familienblatt für die Schweiz. Dates of publication:  [Jahrgang 1] (1918) -Jahrgang 23 (1940) = [Nr. 1]-1061 Digitized holdings: Jg. 1,...
Topics: Jews Switzerland Periodicals, Jewish periodicals, German-language periodicals, Periodicals...
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by Roseman family
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All materials are photocopies. The collection contains family trees of the Rosenman 1855-1995; Roseman vital and naturalization documents 1910-1950; family tree of the descendants of Chana Axelrad 1855-1930
Topic: Genealogy
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Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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by Gutmann, Micheline; Cohen-Vanderheym family
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Genealogical study of the Cohen-Vanderheym family 1799-1994 (by Micheline Gutmann, 1997). Also included is a copy of the GenAmi bulletin No. 4, Spring 1998  The following families are mentioned in this manuscript:  Cohen family; Cohen-Vanderheym family; Fränckel family; Lambert family; Löw-Levy family; Richtenberger family; Vanderheym family
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by Kantorowicz, Ernst Hartwig, 1895-1963. LBI
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Born in Posen (now Poznan, Poland) on May 5, 1895, Kantorowicz was a historian, who specialized in the Middle Ages. After serving in World War I, he fought with the Freikorps against the Poles in Posen, and against the Spartacist uprising in 1919. He received his doctorate at Heidelberg in 1921, and began teaching at Frankfurt am Main in 1930, receiving a chair in 1932. He was a member of the Stefan George Kreis, and is best known for his biography of Emperor Frederick II. He took a leave of...
Topics: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp), Loyalty oaths, Historians, Jews, College teachers, Political...
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by Rosenthal family
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Herb Mautner, 1991
Topics: Rosenthal family, Rosenthal, Menahem, Rosenthal, Heinrich
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Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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The collection contains family trees of the Hutzler and Millhiser families. The Hutzler family tree includes the descendants of Moses Hutzler from the mid 18th to late 20th century with birth and death dates. The family tree is accompanied by indices arranged alphabetically by family members' last names, additional biographical notes on some family members, and photographs. The Millhiser family tree includes the descendants of Arkiba Millhiser from the early 19th to late 20th century with birth...
Topics: Jews, Genealogy
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by Benda family
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"Genealogy of the Benda family" by Ernst Benda, September 28, 1901 (German), translated by Gerd T.A. Benda, February 1995 containing genealogical information from 1746-1995 regarding Benda and Riess families
Topics: Benda, Ernst, Benda family, Riess family, Genealogy
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Leo Baeck Institute Library Periodical Collection
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Editor: 1926-38, Friedrich Thieberger. Dates of Publication: 1.1922 - 17.1938 [?] Digitized Holdings: Jg. 2, Nr. 1, 3-10 (1923); Jg. 3, Nr. 1-10 (1924); Jg. 4, Nr. 1-10 (1925); Jg. 5, Nr. 1-10 (1926); Jg. 5, Nr. 1-10 (1926); Jg. 6, Nr. 1-10 (1927); Jg. 7, Nr. 1-3, 5-10 (1928); Jg. 7, Nr. 1-3, 5-10 (1928); Jg. 8, Nr. 1-10 (1929); Jg. 9, Nr. 1-10 (1930); Jg. 10, Nr. 1-10 (1931); Jg. 11, Nr. 10 (1932); Jg. 12, Nr. 1-10 (1933); Jg. 17, Nr. 2-7 (1938) Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media...
Topics: B'nai B'rith District no. 10, Jews Czech Republic Periodicals., Jewish periodicals.,...
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Topics: Breslau, Jews Poland Wrocław., Jews Poland Periodicals., Jewish periodicals., Periodicals Poland.,...
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by Lerner, Gerda (nee Kronstein), 1920-
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Austrian Heritage Collection
Topics: Adler, Alfred 1870-1937, Adlerian psychology
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Research Foundation for Jewish Immigration, August 1978
Topics: Jewish architects, Jews, German
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This collection contains letters and notes by Albert Einstein, as well as photographs, clippings, items commemorating Einstein, the Einstein family tree, autographs, correspondence about Einstein, and clippings about him from 1921-1974 in two scrapbooks. The collection also includes a guest book from 1929 from Einstein's house in Caputh with entries by Stern, M. Laue, Edwin Fischer, Charles Rosenbloom, Chaim Weizmann, Lola Hahn, Ruggiero Ricci, Hermann Struck, Erich Kleiber, and Margarete...
Topics: Dukas, Helen, Einstein, Elsa, 1876-1936, Elisabeth, Queen, consort of Albert I, King of the...
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by Roth, Joseph, 1894-1939
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The larger part of the Joseph Roth Collection originates from material saved by his French translator, Blanche Gidon. It mostly contains Joseph Roth's manuscripts, drafts and copies of his newspaper articles and essays. Material is both handwritten and typewritten. There are a few personal items of Joseph Roth and his wife Friederike in this collection - business cards, Joseph Roth's receipts from several hotels, and articles about Joseph Roth, including published obituaries. The photos of...
Topics: Roth, Joseph, 1894-1939, Exiled Jewish authors
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This collection documents the historical and genealogical work of the teacher and genealogist Berthold Rosenthal. It contains extensive information on the history of Jews in Baden, as well as genealogical information on several families
Topics: Germania Judaica (Cologne, Germany), Universitaet Heidelberg
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Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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by Deutsche Jüdische Soldaten Exhibition
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Draft manuscript for the exhibition catalog 'Deutsche jüdische Soldaten'
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Jewish soldiers
Source: folio
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by Mosse, George L., 1918-1999
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The papers of George L. Mosse provide a significant amount of information on the work and life of a historian of the origins of fascism and Nazism, Jewish history and German-Jewish cultural coexistence, George L. Mosse (1918-1999). The most valuable part of the collection is the correspondence of George L. Mosse. It contains both letters he received and copies of those he sent. The correspondence (Series III) with publishers documents various stages of creation of his books, while his personal...
Topics: Mosse, George L. 1918-1999, Landerziehungsheim Schondorf, Antisemitism, Bibliographies, Genealogy,...
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by Street, John Kennedy, 1837-1914
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Chiefly letters from John Kennedy Street to his wife, Melinda Pace Street (1839-1899), describing marches, camp life, picket duty, sickness, hospitals, bushwhackers, religious revivals, and the formation of a Young Men's Christian Association in his brigade. He also wrote of his battlefield experiences at Shiloh, Perryville, and Murfreesboro, and of the fall of Vicksburg and skirmishing around Jackson, Miss., that took place at the same time. Street commented generally on the war and on...
Topics: Street, John Kennedy, 1837-1914, Street, Melinda Pace, 1837?-1899, Wallace, Elizabeth Kennedy...
Jüdisches Nachrichtenblatt (Berlin, Germany : 1938-1943) Summary: Following the pogrom of November 1938, Jewish life in Germany was extremely curtailed. Almost immediately, the large number of Jewish newspapers available were shut down. In their place, the Nazis ordered the creation of one new Jewish newspaper, "Das Jüdische Nachrichtenblatt." This newspaper was kept under close watch by the Nazi authorities. It published discussions and news items about the Jewish community, but...
Topics: Berlin (Germany), Jews Germany Berlin Periodicals., Jews Germany Berlin Newspapers., Jews...
Gemeindeblatt der Jüdischen Gemeinde zu Berlin (Berlin, Germany : 1911-1938) Varying Titles: Jüdisches Gemeindeblatt : Organ des Vorstandes der jüdischen Gemeinde zu Berlin Summary: The newspaper for the Jewish community of Berlin. Superseded by its Jüdisches Nachrichtenblatt (Berlin, Germany : 1938-1943) Editors: 1911 - Dec. 1912, Albert Jacoby; Jan. 1913 - Feb. 1923, Simon Bernfeld; March 1923 - June 1931, Ismar Freund; Aug. 1931 - June 1932, Leo Winz; July 1932 - Nov. 1938, Leo Kreindler...
Topics: Jews Germany Berlin Periodicals., Jewish periodicals, German-language periodicals
"Allgemeine israelitische Wochenschrift" ("universal Jewish weekly paper," known from 1892 to 1895 as "Jeschurun," and after 1899 as "Israelitische Wochenschrift" ("Jewish weekly paper")) was described as a liberal Jewish newspaper. It ran for almost 15 years, covering general, religious and social news. Issues also included short stories as well as supplements on Jewish education and literature. (Sources: "Periodicals," Jewish...
Topics: Jews Germany Periodicals., Judaism Germany Periodicals., German-language periodicals, Jewish...
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by Concert Programs
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Assorted programs (1885-1932)
Topic: Music
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193479
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MF 1636
Topics: Jews Germany Saarbrücken Periodicals, Jews Germany Saarland Periodicals, Saarland (Germany),...
Zeitschrift für hebraeische Bibliographie (Berlin and Frankfurt am Main, Geramany) Varying Titles: Zeitschrift für hebræische Bibliographie, Zeitschrift für hebräische Bibliographie. Summary: The "Zeitschrift für hebräische Bibliographie" ("journal for Hebrew bibliography") originally began as a continuation of Moritz Steinschneider’s "Hebräische Bibliographie". The "Zeitschrift für hebräische Bibliographie" was edited by the prominent Jewish...
Topics: Hebrew literature Bibliography Periodicals, Jewish periodicals, German-language periodicals, Jews...
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by Rosenzweig, Franz
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Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929), philosopher and theologian, was an important personality in post-World War I German-Jewish intellectual life. He established the Freie Juedische Lehrhaus where he taught Jewish tradition and culture as part of real life experience to bring them closer to assimilated German Jewry. He wrote several philosophical works and translated the Hebrew Bible with Martin Buber. This collection contains manuscripts of many of Franz Rosenzweigs smaller works, personal items,...
Topics: Rosenzweig, Franz, 1886-1929, Buber, Martin, 1878-1965, Freies Jüdisches Lehrhaus (Frankfurt am...
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This collection consists of a binder of clippings, booklets, correspondence and ephemera collected in a binder, pertaining to the former Jewish communities in and around the town of Nassau in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany and efforts on the part of Waltraud Becker-Hammerstein and Werner Becker Collection to preserve and promote it. This material was assembled as part of their nomination for the 2011 Obermayer German Jewish History Award. Waltraud Becker-Hammerstein and Werner Becker were...
Shanghai Jewish Chronicle (Shanghai, China : 1939-1945) Summary: The Shanghai Jewish Chronicle was one of many German-language periodicals published for Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai in an effort to escape National Socialism. Before World War I, the Jewish population in Shanghai was estimated to be 700; by 1945, the population increased to 25,000 as Jews sought refuge from persecution in Europe (this statistic includes Russian Jews who fled after the 1917 revolution). After failing to...
Topics: Jews, German China Shanghai Periodicals, Jews China Shanghai Periodicals, Exiles Periodicals,...
The "Israelitische Wochenschrift" ("Jewish weekly newspaper") was a conservative newspaper for Jewish religious and social interests.(Source: "Presse, jüdische." Jüdisches Lexikon. Table I, page v) Editors: Jan 5, 1870-Sept. 25, 1878, Abraham Treuenfels; Oct. 2, 1878-Dec. 31, 1894, Moritz Rahmer Dates of Publication:   Jahrg. 1, Nr. 1 (1870)-Jg. 25, Nr. 52 (1894) Digitized Holdings: Jan. 5, 1870 -  Dec. 1894 Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media you are...
Topics: Jews Germany Periodicals., Jews Poland Periodicals., Jewish way of life Periodicals., Judaism...
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The collection contains certificates and correspondence documenting Wilhel Salomon Freund's career as a lawyer, as well as documents pertaining to the family of his wife Clara Freund née Immerwahr. Wilhelm Salomon Freund (1831-1915) was a lawyer and member of the German Reichstag.
Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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by Landesverband der Israelitischen Religionsgemeinden Hessens
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Newsletter for the Jewish religious community of Hessen. Dates of Publication: Jahrgang 1 (1926)-[Jahrgang 12, (1937)?] Digitized Holdings: Jg. 1, Nr. 1 (Jan. 1926) - Jg. 11, Nr. 11 (Nov. 1936) (INCOMPLETE) Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media you are attempting to access are made available for research, teaching, and private study. You may reproduce a single copy of this media without prior permission for these "fair use" purposes only. Additionally the digital media may...
Topics: Jews Germany Hesse Periodicals., Jewish periodicals., Periodicals Germany., Periodicals Germany...
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This collection contains a photocopy of a 1933 three-page report of non-Aryan businesses, physicians and lawyers in Kaiserslautern, as well as a forty-two page 1992 report by Bernhard H. Gerlack and Roland Paul entitled "Kaiserslauterer Juden als Opfer der Verfolgung in der Nazizeit," regarding deported Jews from Kaiserslautern.
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The "Blätter des Verbandes Jüdischer Heimatvereine" was a newsletter published for the union of Jewish "Heimatvereine" of Posen (Poznań, Poland). A "Heimatverein" is an organization whose members seek to preserve and promote the traditions and culture of the land they consider to be their homeland. From 1926 to 1933 the newsletter was known as the "Posener Heimatblätter" ("homeland newsletter of Posen") and it was published by the...
Topics: Jews Poland Poznán Periodicals., German-language periodicals, Jewish periodicals., Periodicals...
"Ha-Me'assef served as the organ of the Haskalah in its Hebrew aspect. It was published regularly between 1783 and 1790, with difficulties until 1797, and revived from 1809 to 1811. It was published by the Doreshei Leshon Ever ("Friends of the Hebrew Language") in Königsberg founded in 1783, and renamed in 1786 Shoharei ha-Tov ve-ha-Tushiyyah ve-Doreshei Leshon Ever ("Seekers of Good and Wisdom and Friends of the Hebrew Language"). Even Ha-Me'assef published articles...
Topics: Hebrew literature Periodicals., Haskalah Periodicals., Jewish periodicals., Periodicals Poland.,...
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by Ludwig, Emil, 1881-1948
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This collection documents the professional life of the author and journalist Emil Ludwig. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with lawyers and publishers regarding his writings. In addition, there are a few personal documents and manuscripts of his writings
Topics: Ludwig, Emil 1881-1948, Tulin, Abraham 1882-1973, Jewish authors
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by Kelman, Kurt, 1919-2008
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Items in the collection are low-quality photocopies, and legibility is not optimal
Topics: Etman, Sylvia 1920-, Kelman, Salo 1885-1923, Weintraub, Nettie 1988-1974, Dressler, Gusti, Rath,...
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 This manuscript includes family history accompanied by photographs, vital documents, correspondence, Theresienstadt papers, describing the author’s quest for her father’s German-Jewish heritage. The author’s father, Uri Ralph Hanauer, was born on Feb. 6, 1940 in Berlin Germany, the son of a young couple, who were both “half Jewish”. Uri Ralph Hanauer’s father was Hans Hanauer, born 1918 in Berlin. Under the Nazis he belonged to a political underground organization and was arrested...
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by Gesellschaft für Jüdische Familien-Forschung (Germany); Czellitzer, Arthur, 1871-1943
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Jüdische Familienforschung (Berlin, Germany: 1924-1938) Summary: Founded in 1924, the "Gesellschaft für die Jüdische Familien-Forschung" (Society for Jewish family research) began publishing its newsletter to connect Jewish genealogists together and create a forum for their research. Its editor, the ophthalmologist Arthur Czellitzer, claimed that the understanding of familial lineage as particularly important for the Jewish people. Since the Jewish people did not have their own...
Topics: Jews Germany Genealogy Periodicals, Jews Genealogy Periodicals, Jewish periodicals, German-language...
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by Kohn, Hans, 1891-1971
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Papers of Hans Kohn (1891-1971), historian and lawyer, who was active in Zionist organizations. He published extensively on questions of nationalism and related topics. The collection consists of documents relating to Hans Kohn's professional experience, materials relating to his political activities, manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, materials relating to his experience in World War I and as a prisoner of war, personal documents, photos, clippings
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by Stanton, Charles P., 1935-2001
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The Charles P. Stanton Collection contains the results of 50 years of genealogical research. The bulk of the collection, Series V, consists of more than 2,000 family trees, correspondence, and related materials to over 300 Jewish families from the areas of Nuremberg, Fuerth, Bamberg, Ansbach and Dinkelsbuehl. Some families also had branches at Ichenhausen and Laupheim in Swabia. Many of the folders in this series contain a "Master Family Tree" compiled by Stanton. He would often send...
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Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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MF 1636
"Israelitische Wochenschrift" ("Jewish weekly paper," known as "Jeschurun" from 1892 to 1895, and "Allgemeine israelitische Wochenschrift" ("universal Jewish weekly paper") from 1895-1898) was described as a liberal Jewish newspaper. It ran for almost 15 years, covering general, religious and social news. Issues also included short stories as well as supplements on Jewish education and literature. (Sources: "Periodicals," Jewish...
Topics: Jews Germany Periodicals., Judaism Germany Periodicals., German-language periodicals, Jewish...
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by Foerg, Irmgard; Foerg, Irmgard; Kreutzberger, Max
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This extensive collection of clippings was begun by Max Kreutzberger, the first executive director of the Leo Baeck Institute, with the help of his assistant, Irmgard Foerg. It was continued by LBI staff after he retired. The clippings cover the years 1901 through 1989 and are mainly taken from German and English language publications such as newspapers and magazines. They are organized into three series. Series I contains clippings about individuals and is sorted alphabetically. Included are...
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by France; concentration camps
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Collection consists mainly of documents of the "Comiteé de Coordination pour l'Assistance dans les Camps" also known as "Nimes Committee" (CCAC) and of documents of the "American Friends Service Committee" (AFSC); 907 in ten sections: I-X.  Material about "Le Secours Nationale" in Algerie  Material about French North Africa  Addenda 1: List of German and Austrian Jews who were deported from France (by Barbara Vormeier)  Addenda 2: Explanatory notes...
"Der ungarische Israelit" ("the Hungarian Jew") was the "unparteiisches Organ für die gesammten Interessen des Judenthums" (the "nonpartisan organ for the complete interests of the Jewry"). Edited by Rabbi Ignaz Bak, it published articles for German-speaking Jews in Hungary. Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media you are attempting to access are made available for research, teaching, and private study. You may reproduce a single copy of this media...
Topics: Jews Hungary Periodicals Hungary., Jewish periodicals., German-language periodicals, Periodicals...
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by Berolzheimer, Michael, 1866-1942
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This collection contains documents on the history of the Berolzheimer family, as well as family trees of the Berolzheimers and related families. It includes copies of censuses, vital records, and tax lists of the Jewish communities of Berolzheim, Fuerth, Heidenheim, Mittelfranken, and Redwitz an der Rodach from the seventeenth through the nineteenth century, and photos of cemeteries and ritual objects. The Addenda include a letter from Michael Berolzheimer to Charles and Lois Berolzheimer (1939)
Topics: Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Bayerisches Staatsarchiv Nuernberg, Gesellschaft fuer Juedische...
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The collection contains correspondence with family members, newspapers, publishing houses, translators, and many prominent writers, philosophers, historians, politicians, actors, musicians, and other individuals, including Berthold Auerbach, Ferdinand Avenarius, Julius Bab, Hermann Bahr, Ludwig Bamberger, Gerson von Bleichroeder, Otto Braun, Martin Buber, Alfred Doeblin, Johann Gustav Droysen, Kurt Eisner, Paul Ernst, Ernst Feder, Lion Feuchtwanger, Heinrich Friedjung, Walter Friedlaender,...
Topics: Mauthner, Fritz 1849-1923, Jewish journalists, Jewish authors
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Manuscripts and clippings of poetry, and of music and literary criticism; photos of artwork by Nadel; a transcript of Nadel's diaries from 1941-1942; publications about Nadel; inventory of the papers of Nadel which are held by the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem; and various unrelated material. Photocopies of manuscripts "Der weissagende Dionysos," vol. 1: "Mythen," 199 pages; vol. 2: "Goetter," 205 pages; "Die Mysterien. Der Gang des...
Topics: Musicians, Jews, Jews, Jews, East European, Poetry
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Various correspondences with publishers and editors regarding manuscripts of Otto Grossman; table of contents and preface of manuscript
Topic: Grossman, Otto
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