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“From Access to Integration” Summary Session

November 10–second day of the conference. Summary Session led by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Program Director, Core Exhibition, Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, and University Professor, New York University Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett began the “From Access to Integration” summary session by saying that this conference was a worthy, fitting and appropriate way to celebrate the Center’s ten-year anniversary. Later, she added that we could…

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In review: “From Access to Integration” sessions

In addition to the Digital Project Demonstrations, the “From Access to Integration” conference (which the Center hosted Nov. 9-10) included: Evening Session: A Discussion Two prominent creative and strategic leaders in the field of digital technology and the humanities, shared their thoughts about the potential and the pitfalls of a digital humanities future. Douglas Greenberg (Executive Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University) and Günter Waibel (Director,…

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DigiBaeck

Digital Project Demonstration by Frank Mecklenburg (Leo Baeck Institute)  The Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) is one of the five partners that make up the Center for Jewish History. More than 50 years after its founding, LBI continues to add significant new materials to its research library devoted to the history of German-speaking Jewry. Notes on the DigiBaeck demonstration at the Center for Jewish History’s…

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The new “Portal to American Jewish History” site is not yet live, but this screenshot provides a preview of how it will look. (See the previous post on the Portal for more information.)

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