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Yerushalayim is Hebrew for City of Peace. In Arabic, Al Quds, The Holy One. Also revered by Christians.                    The metropolis is considered holy to three monotheistic religions.                                        [...]

A Jewish-owned clothing shop in Magdeburg, destroyed during the pogrom night of November 9-10, 1938
© Leo Baeck Institute New York | Berlin

1938 Projekt

Original documents, a new website and a traveling exhibition remember the year 1938 which constituted a singular rupture in German-Jewish history…

Bauhaus in Tel Aviv. The White City

Sukkot

You shall dwell in booths for seven days; all Israelites shall dwell in booths,” tells Lev. 23:42. In compliance with this commandment, Jews around the world erect outdoor huts in which the autumn holiday of Sukkot is celebrated. Once observed as a festival of thanksgiving [...]