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New revised Austrian national exhibition opens at Auschwitz-Birkenau

A new, historically revised exhibition for Austria will open at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

Antisemitic incidents spike to 20-year high in Austria

The number of antisemitism incidents in Austria spiked in the first six...

40th anniversary of Vienna synagogue attack commemorated

August 29, 2021 marked the 40th anniversary of the 1981 attack on the synagogue on Vienna's Seitenstettengasse by two Palestinian terrorists.

Nominations are open for new Simon Wiesenthal Prize

Nominations are open for the Simon Wiesenthal Prize, a new initiative by the The National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism to honour commitment from civil society to combatting antisemitism  and promoting Holocaust education.

Left-wing activists publish online “Judenkarte” of Jewish sites

Activists in Austria published a so-called "Judenkarte" on the internet, on which addresses of Jewish institutions in Vienna could be found and marked with a yellow Star of David.

Chancellor Kurz presents descendants of victims of the Nazi regime with Austrian citizenship

Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has presented several descendants of the victims of the Nazi regime with Austrian citizenship at a ceremony in New York.

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