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Alfred Philipp Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 290


Various documents pertaining to Alfred Philipp’s work as a community rabbi and a scholar, primarily his doctoral thesis about Werner Sombart’s work ´Die Juden und das Wirtschaftsleben´ (“Jews and the economy”).


  • 1924-1942


Language of Materials

The collection is in German, Hebrew and English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Leo Baeck Institute in Jerusalem; we recommend reserving the collection in advance.

Biographical / Historical

Alfred Philipp was a rabbi and a scholar who worked in Berlin, Oppeln and Elberfeld. He edited the periodicals “Der Jugendbund” published by “Verband der Jüdischen Jugendvereine Deutschlands” in Düsseldorf from 1925 to 1932; as well as “Jüdisches Gemeindeblatt für das Bergische Land. Amtlicher Anzeiger der Synagogengemeinde Elberfeld,” published in Kassel from 1929 to 1933(?). Philipp emigrated to Palestine In 1938 or 1939.


2 Folders