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A Refugee in Leeds: CC. Aronsfeld

Dr Anthony Grenville is Consultant Editor of the Association of Jewish Refugees Journal and Chair of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, and author of Encounters with Albion: […]

Has Holocaust Education Failed?

Recent research from UCL Centre for Holocaust Education showed shocking levels of ignorance about the Holocaust. In addition racism and antisemitism are at an alarming level. So we have to […]

#FindingGerty: The Search So Far

In October 2018, The Wiener Library launched an online effort to identify unknown photographic subjects in our Gerty Simon Collection. Since then we are delighted to have been contacted by […]

Cataloguing a piece of Jewish refugee history in London

When the B’nai B’rith Leo Baeck (London) Lodge ceased its activities in 2017, a chapter of 74 years of dedicated service for the Jewish community ultimately ended. Established by German speaking refugees from central Europe at the peak of World War II the association quickly blended into British society and became a valuable member of the Anglo-Jewry community. In order to preserve and share its unique history, the Lodge archive is now being catalogued by The Wiener Library.

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