Austria’s coalition government plans to impose a ban of Islamic extremist symbols from the terrorist groups Hezbollah and Hamas.
For the first time in the history of Austria, Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hosted the first ever official Rosh Hashanah reception for members of Austria’s Jewish community at the Federal Chancellery.
Renowned Austrian photographer Erich Lessing has died at the age of 95, Austria’s IKG Jewish community organisation, the country’s EJC affiliate, said on Wednesday.
Austria’s vice chancellor indicated that he wants to outlaw the Jewish method of slaughtering of animals for meat.
Several Jews were physically assaulted in Vienna outside of a kosher restaurant. The incident occurred in Vienna’s Leopoldstadt district.
A regional politician in the state of Lower Austria defended a plan to condition the sale of kosher meat on individual permits issued to registered Jews.