NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

Austria

Record number of antisemitic incidents in Austria, according to latest IKG report

A total of 965 antisemitic incidents were reported to the Antisemitism Reporting Office of the Jewish Community of Vienna (IKG Wien) in 2021.

Lily Ebert, Zwi Nigal, Karl Pfeifer and Liliana Segre win first Simon Wiesenthal Prize

Holocaust survivors Lily Ebert, Zwi Nigal, Karl Pfeifer and Liliana Segre have been awarded the first Simon Wiesenthal Prize for their commitment against antisemitism and to education on the Holocaust.

Austria commemorates liberation of Mauthausen and Gusen concentration camps

With a commemorative act on the eve of the 77th anniversary of...

New Jewish Museum of Vienna exhibition spotlights Rothschild dynasty conspiracy theories

From 19th-century antisemitic caricatures to disinformation linked to the Covid-19 pandemic, the...

Restored Kobersdorf synagogue reopens as cultural centre

The synagogue in the town of Kobersdorf in the Austrian state of Burgenland has been comprehensively restored and reopened as a cultural center.

Austria shutters compensation fund for Nazi era victims

Program set up in 2001 has ‘completed its tasks’ after dispensing €204 million to restitute plundered property acquired after WWII.

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