NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

Austria

IKG President Oskar Deutsch: “The strictest sanctions against Tehran are the necessary consequence for the attack on Israel”

"For over 40 years, the Iranian regime has been plotting the destruction of Israel and threatening the Middle East as well as the entire democratic and free world with its military and terrorist ambitions" said IKG President.

Leon Zelman Prize awarded to expert on right-wing extremism Andreas Peham

The prize acknowledges special civil society commitments, advocacy against antisemitism, racism, and xenophobia, as well as contributions to education, youth work, and projects promoting intercultural dialogue.

Demonstration in solidarity for the release of Israeli hostages in Vienna

Under the banner of "Bring Them Home Now!", approximately 1,000 participants gathered for a solidarity rally in Vienna, shining a spotlight on the Israeli hostages taken by Hamas to the Gaza strip.

Helma Goldmark, Austrian Holocaust refugee who joined resistance, dies at 98

She fled her native Austria and made her way to Italy, where as a teen she helped secure supplies for an operation that produced false documents for Jewish refugees.

IKG celebrated Purim with 400 children at the Stadttempel in Vienna

IKG President Oskar Deutsch presented four top prizes to the winners of a mask contest before the reading of the Megillah.

Austrian government announced package of measures against online antisemitism

The 2022 "Austria National Strategy against Antisemitism" will be bolstered by a comprehensive package of measures comprising 15 sub-points, specifically targeting the digital sphere.

Subscribe to EJC newsletter

Get EJC's bi-weekly newsletter, including the latest statements and news from the European Jewish communities, direct to your inbox.

European Jewish Congress will use the information you provide on this form to contact you. We will treat your information with respect and will not share it with others. By clicking Subscribe, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

browse by community