Israel and countries of the world join forces to fight Covid-19

Israel and countries of the world join forces to fight Covid-19

PM Netanyahu participated in video conference of world leaders hosted by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.Yoni Kempinski, 11/10/2020, 3:53 PM
Rivlin: The virus of antisemitism is tougher than coronavirus

Rivlin: The virus of antisemitism is tougher than coronavirus

President Reuven Rivlin hosts event marking 82 years since Kristallnacht.Hezki Baruch, 11/10/2020, 4:09 AM
Vienna's head of anti-terror operations suspended

Vienna's head of anti-terror operations suspended

Head of anti-terror operations in Austrian capital suspended in wake of security lapses before Vienna terror attack.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/6/2020, 9:47 PM
8 people detained after Vienna attack had previous convictions

8 people detained after Vienna attack had previous convictions

Investigation into terror attack in Austrian capital extends to Switzerland and a second, unnamed country.Elad Benari, 11/6/2020, 5:32 AM
Vienna's terrorist ordeal this week is a reminder of past nightmares

Vienna's terrorist ordeal this week is a reminder of past nightmares

The enemies of Western civilisation respect neither borders nor politics. The peoples of Europe stand or fall together. Op-ed.Daniel Johnson, 11/5/2020, 4:00 AM
Austria concedes mistakes in handling Vienna attacker

Austria concedes mistakes in handling Vienna attacker

Slovakian intelligence informed Austria in July that Vienna terrorist tried to buy ammunition there.Elad Benari, 11/5/2020, 3:36 AM
PA condemns Vienna attack but also 'Israeli terrorism'

PA condemns Vienna attack but also 'Israeli terrorism'

PA issues strong condemnation of Vienna terrorist attack, but also condemned alleged Israeli terrorism against Palestinian people.Dalit Halevi, 11/4/2020, 5:07 AM
'The situation in Vienna is more stressful when you are a Jew'

'The situation in Vienna is more stressful when you are a Jew'

Yaakov Frenkel, member of the Jewish Council in Vienna, speaks about the terrorist attack and the implications for the city's Jews.Nitsan Keidar, 11/4/2020, 4:33 AM
President of Conference of European Rabbis: 'An attack on all Europeans'

President of Conference of European Rabbis: 'An attack on all Europeans'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt says religious leaders should have to prove their loyalty to the European states where they reside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2020, 11:41 AM
Terrorist still at large in Vienna after five killed in shooting attacks

Terrorist still at large in Vienna after five killed in shooting attacks

Death toll in Vienna shooting rampage rises to five, including one of the terrorists. Manhunt underway for second terrorist.AFP, 11/3/2020, 11:08 AM
'We're still locked in our homes - it isn't over yet'

'We're still locked in our homes - it isn't over yet'

Jewish resident of Vienna relates: "We're not used to such things happening in Austria."103 FM, 11/3/2020, 10:08 AM
Jewish student from Vienna: It was really scary

Jewish student from Vienna: It was really scary

Illya Babkin, a Jewish student at the University of Vienna, tells Arutz Sheva about the deadly attack that took place near his home.Yonatan Gottlieb, 11/3/2020, 2:03 AM
'My feeling is the shooter did not look for a Jewish target'

'My feeling is the shooter did not look for a Jewish target'

Watch: Rabbi Aryeh Folger from Vienna speaks to Arutz Sheva following shooting attack in the Austrian capital.Yoni Kempinski, 11/3/2020, 12:04 AM
Vienna municipality moves to protect statue of mayor who accused Jews of ‘terrorism’

Vienna municipality moves to protect statue of mayor who accused Jews of ‘terrorism’

Vienna moves to protect statue of former mayor who made anti-Semitic comments and inspired Hitler, after statue was targeted by vandals.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/9/2020, 2:58 PM
Austria to triple its spending on Jewish community security

Austria to triple its spending on Jewish community security

Austrian government promises $4.7m to help secure Jewish community.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/12/2020, 8:09 PM
Vienna-born Israeli 84, becomes first Jew to reclaim Austrian citizenship under new law

Vienna-born Israeli 84, becomes first Jew to reclaim Austrian citizenship under new law

New law allows those persecuted by Nazi regime and direct descendants to obtain Austrian citizenship without giving up current passports.Marcy Oster - JTA, 9/7/2020, 10:18 PM
‘This will completely change Jewish life in Austria’

‘This will completely change Jewish life in Austria’

Thousands of Jews around the world are expected to apply for Austrian citizenship through new rules.Toby Axelrod/JTA, 9/1/2020, 10:25 PM
The rising Islamic terrorist threat in Austria strikes a synagogue

The rising Islamic terrorist threat in Austria strikes a synagogue

The migrant who attacked the synagogue was granted asylum in Austria.. He believed his religion gave him the right to attack Jews. Op-ed.Daniel Greenfield, 9/1/2020, 12:44 AM
Suspect arrested in assault on Austrian Jewish leader

Suspect arrested in assault on Austrian Jewish leader

Man accused of multiple anti-Semitic crimes in Graz, Austria arrested, following attack on Jewish community leader.AFP, 8/24/2020, 9:39 AM
WJC condemns attack on head of Austria’s Jewish community

WJC condemns attack on head of Austria’s Jewish community

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder: Such assault on Jews is becoming far too commonplace.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2020, 4:02 AM
Austria: Pres. of Graz Jewish community attacked with baseball bat

Austria: Pres. of Graz Jewish community attacked with baseball bat

Attack on leader of Jewish community comes days after community's only synagogue was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.Gary Willig, 8/23/2020, 2:58 PM
‘Free Palestine’ graffiti sprayed on Austrian synagogue

‘Free Palestine’ graffiti sprayed on Austrian synagogue

In Graz, city's only synagogue vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/22/2020, 8:29 PM
Austria to permit thousands of Israelis to receive citizenship

Austria to permit thousands of Israelis to receive citizenship

Israelis whose relatives fled Austria due to Nazi persecution will be able to obtain Austrian citizenship as of next month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2020, 6:22 AM
Austria to create award named for Simon Wiesenthal

Austria to create award named for Simon Wiesenthal

Austrian parliament paves wave for creation of annual prize to promote fight against anti-Semitism.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 7/14/2020, 7:15 AM
Jewish gravestones from 17th century discovered during renovations of castle in Austria

Jewish gravestones from 17th century discovered during renovations of castle in Austria

Some 28 Jewish gravestones dating from the 17th century were discovered in the foundation of a wall built to protect a castle in Austria.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/25/2020, 7:45 AM
Austria breaks ground for new Holocaust memorial

Austria breaks ground for new Holocaust memorial

The new memorial is being erected in Vienna's central Ostarrichi Park.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2020, 6:23 AM
PJ Library to launch in German

PJ Library to launch in German

'A wonderful opportunity to teach children basic Jewish values and traditions,' German Jewish leader says.Joe Baur, JTA, 6/19/2020, 8:22 AM
Hitler's birth home to turn into a police station

Hitler's birth home to turn into a police station

Austrian officials unveil plans to "neutralize" Nazi leader's birth house.Elad Benari, 6/3/2020, 12:03 AM
Austrian parliament resolution calls for action against Hezbollah

Austrian parliament resolution calls for action against Hezbollah

Israel welcomes decision by the Austrian parliament calling for measures against the Hezbollah terrorist organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2020, 11:03 AM
World leaders welcome Israel's new government

World leaders welcome Israel's new government

PM Netanyahu and alternate PM Gantz receive greetings over new government from Europe, the US and even India.Nitsan Keidar, 5/18/2020, 12:10 AM
Austria to allow bars and restaurants to reopen on May 15

Austria to allow bars and restaurants to reopen on May 15

Austria, which took early action to curb spread of coronavirus, to further loosen its lockdown.Ben Ariel, 4/22/2020, 4:08 AM
Austrian ministers to forego a month's salary amid pandemic

Austrian ministers to forego a month's salary amid pandemic

Austrian government announces ministers will donate their April salaries to organizations involved in the fight against COVID-19.Elad Benari, 4/21/2020, 6:17 AM
Austrian shops reopen as coronavirus lockdown is loosened

Austrian shops reopen as coronavirus lockdown is loosened

Austria becomes one of the first countries in Europe to loosen lockdown imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/15/2020, 12:07 AM
Austria could ease lockdown measures starting next week

Austria could ease lockdown measures starting next week

Austrian Chancellor says coronavirus lockdown measures could be eased starting April 14.Elad Benari, 4/7/2020, 6:24 AM
Austrian Chancellor: We took coronavirus seriously thanks to Netanyahu

Austrian Chancellor: We took coronavirus seriously thanks to Netanyahu

Austrian Chancellor in interview with Israeli TV: Conversation with Netnayahu caused us to take the coronavirus issue more seriously.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2020, 4:16 AM
Austrian Chancellor: Netanyahu convinced me to act against coronavirus

Austrian Chancellor: Netanyahu convinced me to act against coronavirus

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says PM Netanyahu urged him to take preventive measures to combat COVID-19.Nitsan Keidar, 3/22/2020, 6:24 AM
 2 youths attack Austrian Jewish teen wearing Star of David ring

2 youths attack Austrian Jewish teen wearing Star of David ring

16-year-old hospitalized after anti-Semitic in Austrian city of Gratz.Toby Axelrod/JTA, 3/9/2020, 9:08 PM
Austria rejects BDS

Austria rejects BDS

Austrian parliament passes resolution rejecting BDS movement and all forms of anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 2/28/2020, 3:06 AM
Leading Austrian politician: 'Israel is not treated like any other country'

Leading Austrian politician: 'Israel is not treated like any other country'

The President of the Austrian National Council declares that Austrians "will not avoid responsibility" and commits to fighting antisemitism.Nitsan Keidar, Poland, 1/21/2020, 3:31 AM
Austria's Sebastian Kurz agrees to form coalition with Greens

Austria's Sebastian Kurz agrees to form coalition with Greens

Leader of Austria's Conservatives agrees to form a coalition government with the Greens after almost three months of negotiations.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2020, 1:01 AM
Austria foils attempt to attack Vienna Christmas market

Austria foils attempt to attack Vienna Christmas market

Austrian authorities arrest three men who plotted a series of terror attacks, including a bombing at one of Vienna's Christmas markets.Elad Benari, 12/17/2019, 5:14 AM
Hitler's childhood home to turn into police headquarters

Hitler's childhood home to turn into police headquarters

After lengthy legal battle, building where Hitler spent the first few months of his life will be turned into a regional police headquarters.Elad Benari, 11/20/2019, 6:24 AM
'Israel has every right to defend itself'

'Israel has every right to defend itself'

Former Austrian Chancellor expresses support for Israel amid rocket fire from Gaza.Elad Benari, 11/13/2019, 5:56 AM
Report: 5 injured in explosion near Austrian airport

Report: 5 injured in explosion near Austrian airport

5 reportedly injured, 2 seriously, in blast at garbage disposal facility near Linz airport in Austria. Police: No indication of terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 12:46 PM
Austrian conservative leader to win parliamentary election

Austrian conservative leader to win parliamentary election

Sebastian Kurz has in the past expressed support for Israel and vowed to combat anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/29/2019, 7:39 PM
Oldest Austrian Holocaust survivor dies at 106

Oldest Austrian Holocaust survivor dies at 106

Marko Feingold, who survived Auschwitz, dies in Salzburg after lung infection.Arutz Sheva North America Staff and AFP, 9/21/2019, 12:50 AM
Austria to grant citizenship to descendants of Nazi victims

Austria to grant citizenship to descendants of Nazi victims

Waving ban on dual citizenship and residency requirements, Austria to offer citizenship to descendants of refugees who fled Austria.AFP, 9/20/2019, 11:05 AM
Austria concerned by radical Islamic terrorism

Austria concerned by radical Islamic terrorism

Austrian intelligence report finds that radical Islamic terrorism is still the number one security issue in the country.Elad Benari, 8/16/2019, 4:38 AM
'I'm convinced you will continue the fight against BDS'

'I'm convinced you will continue the fight against BDS'

Minister Gilad Erdan hosts former Austrian chancellor at the base of the Yamam counter-terrorism unit of the Israel Police.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2019, 4:40 AM
Photos of Holocaust survivors on Vienna street vandalized again

Photos of Holocaust survivors on Vienna street vandalized again

For third time, photographs of Holocaust survivors exhibited on Vienna street vandalized.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/28/2019, 7:29 AM
Photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna

Photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna

Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street defaced with swastikas.Ben Ariel, 5/23/2019, 5:36 AM
Austria bans students from wearing burqas

Austria bans students from wearing burqas

Austrian government approves bill banning wearing of Islamic head covering in public by students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2019, 8:15 PM
Ten Commandments for Muslim immigrants to Austria

Ten Commandments for Muslim immigrants to Austria

Austrian authorities intend to present social contract to all wishing to immigrate to country. Among items: Learn German, obey Austrian law.Mordechai Sones, 5/13/2019, 3:53 PM
Troubling Holocaust knowledge and awareness survey

Troubling Holocaust knowledge and awareness survey

New survey by the Claims Conference finds gaps in Holocaust knowledge in Austria. More than one-third feel Nazism could come to power again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2019, 6:00 AM
One third of Austrians believe that Israelis behave like Nazis

One third of Austrians believe that Israelis behave like Nazis

One statement submitted interviewees was: “Israelis treat the Palestinians fundamentally no different than the Germans treated the Jews in the Second World War.” Thirty four percent of Austrians agreed,Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 4/10/2019, 7:00 AM
Austrian survey shows anti-Semitism more common among Muslims

Austrian survey shows anti-Semitism more common among Muslims

Austria’s Muslims twice as likely as non-Muslims to hold anti-Semitic views.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/23/2019, 9:20 PM
At UNESCO, Austria slams anti-Semitic Belgian carnival display

At UNESCO, Austria slams anti-Semitic Belgian carnival display

Austrian delegation at UN organization takes Belgian town to task for anti-Semitic parade display.Cnaan Lipshiz, JTA, 3/22/2019, 2:57 PM