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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 cop...



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Gedenkbuch: Jüdischer Frauenbund, Ortsgruppe Breslau. Varying Title: JFB 1908-1928 Contents: Idee und Aufbau / Paula Ollendorff. -- Aus unserer praktischen Arbeit. -- Erste Arbeitsgebiete und ihre Entwickelung / Beate Guttmann. -- Kriegsarbeit / Beate Guttmann. -- Kriegsnähstube / Grete Bial. -- Kinderhilfe / E.V. -- Breslauer Kleinkinder- und Säuglingsheim des J.F.B. in Krietern / Johanna Cohn. -- Adoptionsvermittelung / Marta Meyerstein. -- Kinderfürsorge des J.F.B. / Emmy Vogelstein. --...
Topics: Jews Poland Wrocław Charities, Jewish women Poland Wrocław, Jüdischer Frauenbund
Almanach : Kulturbund Deutscher Juden / Herausgeber: Kulturbund Deutscher Juden Berlin ; [Verantwortlich für den redaktionellen Inhalt: Julius Bab, Bln.-Charlottenburg]. Varying Title: Almanach, 1934/1935 Contents: Includes a contribution by Leo Baeck, page 6. Includes an article by Herbert Buky, "Jüdische Kulturarbeit in Oberschlesien," pages 98-99. Advertisements: p. 106-120. Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media you are attempting to access are made available for...
Topics: Jüdischer Kulturbund, Jewish theater Germany, Jews in the performing arts Germany, Jews Germany...
Topics: Cookbooks, Jewish cooking, Cooking, German
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by Jüdischer Frauenbund ; Israelitischer Frauenverein Düsseldorf ; Jüdische Haushaltungsschule Frankfurt am Main ; Jüdische Kochschule Berlin
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The "Kochbuch für die jüdische Küche," or "cookbook for the Jewish kitchen" was published by the "Jüdischer Frauenbund," and co-authored by the "Israelitischer Frauenverein Düsseldorf" (Jewish women's organization of Düsseldorf), the "Jüdische Haushaltungsschule Frankfurt am Main" (Jewish housekeeping school of Frankfurt am Main), and the "Jüdische Kochschule Berlin" (Jewish cooking school of Berlin). The "Jüdischer...
Topics: Cookbooks, Jewish cooking, Cooking, German
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Topics: Zionism Congresses, Zionistische Vereinigung für Deutschland, Zionistische Vereinigung für...
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Topics: Cookbooks, Jewish cooking, Cooking, German
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by German-Jewish Club
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Aufbau almanac : the immigrant's handbook, 1941, 5701 / herausgegeben von W.M. Citron. Summary: A guide for recently arrived German-Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany, with information and instruction on Jewish-German immigrant associations, citizenship classes, American life and customs (particularly in New York City), the text of The Star Spangled Banner and God Bless America, and the meaning of such vernacular expressions as the 'Bronx cheer' and 'sawbucks.' Produced by the editors of the...
Topics: German almanacs United States, Jews, German United States., Germans United States., Jewish refugees...
Morgenstern developed her illustrated, universal cookbook for healthy and sick persons" using the latest nutritional theories of renowned doctors. Her intention was to create delicious recipes that were both tasty and health-conscious (at least for the early 1900s). Morgenstern came from a Jewish family and was active in social causes throughout her life beginning at a young age. During the Austro-Prussian War she established soup kitchens which tested recipes later used in her cookbook....
Topics: Cookbooks, Jewish cooking, Cooking, German
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Haletz (Vilnius, Lithuania) Summary: Haletz is a Purim parody in the form of a periodical. The title proudly states "issued once in a yovel (50 years) by a group of comedians, ne'er-do-wells, with no knowledge of Torah amongst them." The title הלץ (Haletz) is likely derived from the Hebrew word הלצה (joke); the sub-title refers to the booklet as a creation of "Bobroski," which perhaps refers to the city Bobrosk, in Minsk Province, Lithuania. The short literary pieces...
Topics: Purim parodies, Hebrew wit and humor, Jewish with and humor, Babruĭsk (Belarus), Hebrew wit and...
Topics: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei, Antisemitism Germany
Genealogie der Familie Ballin / erforscht und zusammengestellt von Michael Perlmann ; [... Albert Ballin ... gewidmet]. Originally published: [Hamburg : Michael Perlmann?, 1913?]
Topic: Ballin family Genealogy.
Genealogy of the family Ballin / researched and compiled by Michael Perlmann ; (translated by Walter Karger in 2003).
Topic: Ballin family Genealogy.
Topic: Ballin family Genealogy.
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Summary: The Heim des jüdischen Frauenbundes Neu-Isenburg (the Home of the Jewish Womens League in Neu-Isenburg) was founded in 1907 through an initiative by Bertha Pappenheim, an Austrian-Jewish feminist and advocate of social causes. She designed the home for displaced young Eastern European Jewish women and single mothers. Around 100 women lived in the homes four buildings, located in Neu-Isenburg near Frankfurt am Main. As described in its cookbook, the home was a safe haven for pregnant...
Topics: Jewish cooking, Cooking, German, Fasts and feasts Judaism, Holiday cooking, Menus, Cookbooks
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 also be protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code), and some items may also be subject to additional restrictions imposed by the copyright owner and/or the repository. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: Jüdischer Knabenwaisenhausverein (Bratislava, Slovakia), Jewish orphans Slovakia Bratislava.,...
Topics: Jewish cooking, Cooking, German., Child rearing, Cookbooks
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 also be protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code), and some items may also be subject to additional restrictions imposed by the copyright owner and/or the repository. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: Jewish hospitals Slovakia Bratislava, Jews Slovakia Bratislava Charities, Bratislava (Slovakia)
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by Tenu'at "Bene-'A_iva"; Bahad
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Pesaḥ = Passover 5703-1943 [___] (London, England) Summary: The B'nei Akivah, which issued this Passover guide, was the youth wing of the religious Zionist movement; its purpose was to train young people in agriculture and crafts. The Bnei Akivah followed the Torah va'Avodah, a movement of religious pioneering. This Passover guide was also published by the Brit Halutzim Dati'im (known by its acronym Bachad), which originally trained young Orthodox Jews in Eastern Europe in religious Zionist...
Topics: Passover, Jewish youth Great Britain, Religious Zionism Great Britain Great Britain, Youth...
Topics: Cookbooks, Jewish cooking
Topics: Zionism., Jews, German Palestine., Jewish refugees Palestine., Palestine.
Topic: Ballin family Genealogy.