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Families of the Israeli hostages received by the Jewish Community of Vienna (IKG)

IKG President Oskar Deutsch received the family of an Austrian who was taken hostage by Hamas. On behalf of the community, he expressed his deepest condolences to the families.

Two streets still named for Nazis in Hitler’s Austrian hometown

“It is difficult to believe that in the birthplace of Hitler, one of his associates is still an honorary citizen,” Willi Mernyi, president of the Austrian Mauthausen Committee, said in a statement.

Members of the Austrian Presidential Conference express solidarity with Israeli hostages

All parties represented in the Austrian National Council renewed their demand for the unconditional release of the hostages.

Antisemitic incidents up 385% in Austria

“Antisemitism, whether from the left, right or of Islamist origin, is not tolerated in Austria,” said Austrian Interior Minister Gerhard Karner.

Jewish cemetery in Vienna hit by arson and vandalism

The attack was condemned by Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer, who stated, "Antisemitism has no place in our society, and it will be combated through every political and legal means necessary."

University of Vienna defaced with antisemitic slogans

Several walls on the University of Vienna campus were vandalized with antisemitic slogans and defamatory messages.

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