Austrian Parliament holds special session commemorating Mauthausen liberation

The Austrian National Council held a special session together with the Austrian Federal Council to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Mauthausen concentration camp.

Jewish Community of Vienna records highest ever number of antisemitic incidents in 2020

A  total of 585 antisemitic incidents were reported to the Antisemitism Reporting Office of the Jewish Community in Vienna (IKG Wien), constituting a 6.4% rise from 2019.

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.

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