austria

Jewish gravestones found in Austrian castle walls after 400 years

The oldest of the tombstones is dated back to the Hebrew date of 8 Tevet 5383 (December 11, 1622) and belongs to Elieser, son of Abraham Mose.

Did Kurz and Netanyahu's bromance change the Austria-Israel relationship?

Austria is the only Western European nation whose government is actively shielding the Jewish state from sanctions by the European Union over Netanyahu’s plan to annex parts of the West Bank.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/06/2020
Former Austrian vice chancellor accused of antisemitic book dedication

“This book should give you an insight into the convoluted and power-hungry Jewish world view,” the dedication begins.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
04/06/2020
World Jewish Congress praises Austrian's Hezbollah decision

A number of members of the legislative body declared that Hezbollah is a terrorist organization.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
01/06/2020
HEZBOLLAH FLAGS flutter along an empty street, at the entrance of Mays Al-Jabal village
Austrian MPs want Iran-backed Hezbollah banned within European Union

NEOS party urges Austrian to outlaw the Lebanese terrorist movement.

Antisemitic incidents in Austria increased by 9.5% since 2017

The the perpetrators of these crimes had several different motives, according to the report. However, the majority of crimes were carried out by "right-wing extremists," according to EJC.

By OMRI RON
30/05/2020
Benjamin Netanyahu attends international coronavirus summit

The leaders said that re-opening schools would not lead to a second outbreak of the virus, based on the case in their countries.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
27/05/2020
BDS activists play IDF soldiers, stage mock execution in Vienna

The Austrian news outlet 'Heute' first reported on the anti-Israel stunt that took place Saturday at Viktor Adler Square in the Austrian capital.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures as he delivers a Friday prayer sermon in Tehra
Wiesenthal to Germany, Austria: Recall ambassadors to protest Iran

"They should explicitly denounce this religious Nazi in Tehran and recall ambassadors for his genocidal threat to Jewish people."

Prisoners' items found in hiding place at Auschwitz

It is still too early to say why these tools were hidden and what they were used for.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
25/05/2020
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