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Vienna's many faces, from cultural hub to antisemitism promoter - review

The author obviously loves Vienna, but he has not allowed his passion for the city to blind him to so many of its residents’ history of hatred and persecution of the Jewish people.

By AARON LEIBEL
07/01/2023

'Saving Freud': How the Jewish psychoanalyst escaped the Nazis - review

In Saving Freud, Andrew Nagorski reviews Freud’s life and provides biographical sketches of the eclectic group of people who helped rescue him as the Gestapo was closing in.

By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
17/12/2022

Former Austrian Chancellor Kurz to devote time to Arab-Israeli relations

The former Chancellor of Austria was named to the Honorary Advisory Council of the Abraham Accords Peace Institute (AAPI) last week.

20/11/2022
A Nazi armband with a swastika displayed in the Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Austria plans to tighten law banning use of Nazi symbols

After demonstrations against coronavirus restrictions have likened themselves to Jews during the Holocaust, the Austrian government is updating the law banning the use of Nazi symbols.

By REUTERS
14/11/2022

Apfelstrudel anyone? Austrian Culture Days festival returns to Tel Aviv

In her festival notes, Weinmann-Stern says Sunday’s audience members “will enjoy an afternoon that will fill the hearts of the generation of old Austrians.”

10/11/2022

Researchers learn about Renaissance childhood from 1600s mummified toddler

The naturally mummified body of the infant comes from the family crypt of the Counts of Starhemberg, one of the oldest aristocratic families in Austria.

Catching light in a bottle: Israeli, Austrian scientists create perfect light trap

A beam of light prevents itself from escaping, allowing light to be perfectly absorbed.

Star of David flag vandalized in Vienna, Austria - report

Three youths destroyed a flag with the Star of David on it, according to the Algemeiner.

Star of David flag vandalized in Vienna, Austria - report

Three youths destroyed a flag with the Star of David on it, according to the Algemeiner website.

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