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Austria

Austrian National Council presents latest survey on antisemitism

The President of the Austrian National Council, the country's lower house Wolfgang Sobotka, presented the newest study on antisemitism in the country.

600th anniversary of Vienna Gesera commemorated

The University commemorated its Dies Academicus by remembering the 600th anniversary of the Vienna Gesera, in cooperation with the Jewish community of Vienna (IKG).

Austrian rapper arrested for neo-Nazi songs tied to Halle synagogue shooting

Austrian authorities said they have arrested a rapper accused of broadcasting neo-Nazi songs, one of which was used by the man behind a deadly antisemitic attack in Germany.

Austrian Jews welcome national strategy against antisemitism

The president of the Jewish community of Vienna, Oskar Deutsch, welcomed the publication of a national strategy against antisemitism published by the country's Federal Chancellery.

Holocaust survivors in Austria to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Jewish Holocaust survivors in Austria will be able to receive a vaccine against COVID-19 within the next week, the Jewish community of Vienna and the Austrian Ministry of Health declared.

Austrian Academic institute revokes fellowship to Ukrainian Far-Right leader

An Austrian academic institute has revoked a fellowship to a Ukrainian postgraduate after the embarrassing discovery that she was a key figurehead in the global far-right.

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