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Austria

Austrian theater group reenacts a post-Holocaust escape in the Alps

Sidestepping a roaring waterfall and stumbling over rocks, an Austrian amateur theater group reenacts the treacherous Alpine escape of thousands of Jews seeking a new home after the Holocaust.

Auschwitz survivor Eva Schloss takes Austrian citizenship aged 92

Auschwitz survivor Eva Schloss has become a citizen of Austria as well as receiving an award from the Austrian government.

Vienna university offers €7,500 scholarship for young Jewish studies researchers

Young scholars specializing in Jewish studies now have a shot at a scholarship worth more than €7,500 from the University of Vienna.

Man assaulted on Austrian train for calling out Holocaust denial

A 32 year-old man was assaulted on an Austrian train for calling out two men who were loudly denying the Holocaust.

Anti-Israel protesters in Vienna chant about massacre of Jews

Some 2,500 protesters in Vienna against Israel’s actions in Gaza chanted about a massacre of Jews during a rally in the Austrian capital.

Pro-Ustasha Bleiburg gathering will not be held this year

A controversial annual mass gathering in Bleiburg is not expected to take place this weekend, Austrian police said.

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