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Two refugees arrested for brutal rape in Vienna

Two refugees arrested for brutal rape in Vienna

Vienna police have arrested two individuals on suspicions of being involved in the rape and murder of a young girl.Arutz Sheva Staff , 02/07/2021 14:39
It will be a sweet surrender this time at Vienna's gates

It will be a sweet surrender this time at Vienna's gates

In 1683, the Turks battled to conquer Vienna. Now the battle is silent, but the results are surrender. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 27/06/2021 22:00
Vienna university announces new $9,000 scholarships for young Jewish studies researchers

Vienna university announces new $9,000 scholarships for young Jewish studies researchers

Young scholars specializing in Jewish studies now have a shot at a scholarship worth more than $9,000 from the University of Vienna.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 07/06/2021 22:45
Vienna student reading Jewish book attacked on subway

Vienna student reading Jewish book attacked on subway

19-year old student subjected to insults and hair pulling assault. Police initially unresponsive, told her to forget incident.Dan Verbin, 31/05/2021 17:09
Anti-Israel protesters in Vienna chant about a massacre of Jews

Anti-Israel protesters in Vienna chant about a massacre of Jews

'Jews, the army of Muhammad is returning,' anti-Israel protesters chant in Austria.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 15/05/2021 20:33
Vienna threatens libel suit against Rothschild scion who said city extends Nazi theft

Vienna threatens libel suit against Rothschild scion who said city extends Nazi theft

City of Vienna says it 'reserves the right to take legal action' for 'libel and reputation-damaging' behavior.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 20/03/2021 19:48
Austrian government, Jewish community vaccinate survivors on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Austrian government, Jewish community vaccinate survivors on Holocaust Remembrance Day

About 400 Jews were vaccinated in total, including others aged 85 or over.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 27/01/2021 20:35
Austria arrests two more suspects in connection with Vienna attack

Austria arrests two more suspects in connection with Vienna attack

Another two suspects arrested for alleged involvement in November 2 terrorist attack in Vienna.Elad Benari, 21/12/2020 05:03
'Slaughter all Jews!'- Rabbi assaulted at knifepoint in Vienna

'Slaughter all Jews!'- Rabbi assaulted at knifepoint in Vienna

Woman brandishing knife attacks rabbi in Austria, calling for murder of Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2020 11:41
Another terrorist released early, another deadly terror attack

Another terrorist released early, another deadly terror attack

The policy releasing convicted terrorists before they complete their sentences has again struck a lethal blow, this time in Vienna. Op-ed.Patrich Dunleavy, 07/11/2020 18:40
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, 06/11/2020 21:47
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, 06/11/2020 05:32
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, 05/11/2020 04:00
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, 05/11/2020 03:36
"Lessons of Kristallnacht have not been learned"

"Lessons of Kristallnacht have not been learned"

World Chair of March of the Living: "82 years have since passed and synagogues are still burning, windows are still being smashed."Yoni Kempinski, 04/11/2020 18:04
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, 04/11/2020 05:07
'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, 04/11/2020 04:33
ISIS claims responsibility for Vienna shooting

ISIS claims responsibility for Vienna shooting

Terror group claims responsibility for shooting which left 4 dead after one of the shooters was confirmed to be an ISIS supporter.Gary Willig, 03/11/2020 20:02
Vienna terrorist identified as pro-ISIS radical

Vienna terrorist identified as pro-ISIS radical

Shooter was previously imprisoned for seeking to go to Syria to join ISIS, was released early due to his young age,Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2020 15:35
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, 03/11/2020 11:41
As Americans vote

As Americans vote

Think about Europe's looming demise as Islamist migrants turn to terror and violence. It can happen here, in the USA. Op-ed.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 03/11/2020 11:30
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, 03/11/2020 11:08
Terror attack in Vienna

Terror attack in Vienna

Terrorists open fire in Austrian capital, killing at least two and wounding 15 others. Local police conducting manhunt for two terrorists.Gary Willig and Elad Benari, 03/11/2020 04:36
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, 03/11/2020 02:03
'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, 03/11/2020 00:04
Video shows two men stealing pants from victim they call ‘Jew’ in Vienna

Video shows two men stealing pants from victim they call ‘Jew’ in Vienna

Vienna police not treating incident in which man was attacked, robbed by assailants calling him a Jew as a hate crime.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 02/11/2020 17:55
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, 09/10/2020 14:58
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, 23/06/2020 06:23
Two Jewish museums plan to reopen in May

Two Jewish museums plan to reopen in May

Jewish museums in Munich and Vienna announce plans to reopen this month, after nearly two months of closure.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 08/05/2020 09:22
Limmud FSU: First event in Vienna is 'significant milestone'

Limmud FSU: First event in Vienna is 'significant milestone'

Hundreds of Russian-speaking Jews gather in Vienna for unique festival despite anxiety.Larry Luxner, JTA, 06/03/2020 12:41
Remaining parties to Iran nuclear deal to meet in Vienna

Remaining parties to Iran nuclear deal to meet in Vienna

Remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal will meet in Vienna on Wednesday in another attempt to preserve the agreement.Elad Benari, 25/02/2020 06:16
Rothschild heir accuses Vienna of 'perpetuating' Nazi laws: reports

Rothschild heir accuses Vienna of 'perpetuating' Nazi laws: reports

Descendant of Rothschild family sues Vienna, demands cancellation of sanatorium sale and pro-city clause.AFP, 25/01/2020 18:27
Diplomats meet in attempt to salvage nuclear deal

Diplomats meet in attempt to salvage nuclear deal

Diplomats from Iran and five world powers meet in Vienna, recommit to salvaging 2015 nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, 29/07/2019 04:59
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, 28/05/2019 07:29
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, 23/05/2019 05:36
Europe's future? A new Austrian decline

Europe's future? A new Austrian decline

The percentages tell the story. Islam is already the most practiced religion in Viennese schools. The thrid Islamic attempt to conquer Europe is on its way. Giulio Meotti, 01/01/2019 06:32
Activists call for 'Hitler balcony' in Vienna to be destroyed

Activists call for 'Hitler balcony' in Vienna to be destroyed

Activists calling for balcony on the front of Vienna's town hall to be destroyed because it is where Adolf Hitler gave a speech in 1938.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2018 04:31
Who is fighting Iran's expansion? Who is stoppng ISIS?

Who is fighting Iran's expansion? Who is stoppng ISIS?

If Israel falls it is as if Vienna had fallen in 1683, when the Muslims were rejected at its doors and Europe was saved. Giulio Meotti, 15/10/2018 14:56
Turkish man beats Jews in front of kosher shop in Vienna

Turkish man beats Jews in front of kosher shop in Vienna

24-year-old man attacks Jews in front of kosher restaurant in Austria capital before assaulting woman.David Rosenberg, 19/07/2018 22:39
Four injured in knife attacks in Vienna

Four injured in knife attacks in Vienna

Three people injured in a knife attack on the streets of Vienna, with the attacker possibly injuring a fourth nearby.Ben Ariel, 08/03/2018 00:09
'We can be stronger than anti-Semitism'

'We can be stronger than anti-Semitism'

Leaders gather in Vienna for five-day conference aimed at finding solutions to anti-Semitism.Yoni Kempinski, Vienna, 19/02/2018 05:44
Jewish leader calls for ambitious solutions to anti-Semitism

Jewish leader calls for ambitious solutions to anti-Semitism

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor opens five-day conference on anti-Semitism in Vienna, calls for practical solutions.Yoni Kempinski, Vienna, 19/02/2018 03:35
Man arrested for shouting Nazi slogans at chief rabbi of Vienna

Man arrested for shouting Nazi slogans at chief rabbi of Vienna

49-year-old man arrested for making Nazi salute, shouting pro-Hitler slogans at Chief Rabbi of Vienna and his grandson.JTA, 28/01/2018 15:24
Can Vienna be saved again? Will it want to be saved?

Can Vienna be saved again? Will it want to be saved?

The Ottoman conquest of Europe was stopped at the gates of Vienna in 1683. Today, Europe is being conquered without a battle. Listen to "Maria." Giulio Meotti, 14/08/2017 19:44
Austria arrests suspected terrorist

Austria arrests suspected terrorist

Austrian armed commandos arrest man suspected of planning a terrorist attack in Vienna.Ben Ariel, Canada, 20/01/2017 22:48
Austrian police foil stabbing attack outside Vienna synagogue

Austrian police foil stabbing attack outside Vienna synagogue

Austrian police arrest knife-wielding Afghan men outside Vienna synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2016 19:56
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will return a Nazi-looted painting to the heirs of its original Jewish owner, completing a two-year process.Ben Ariel, 13/12/2016 03:38
Vienna Jewish cemetery cleaned on Catholic holiday

Vienna Jewish cemetery cleaned on Catholic holiday

The Waehringer Cemetery in Vienna is cleaned up every year on All Souls' Day.Cnaan Liphshiz, 03/11/2016 01:47
Cardinal: 'BDS isn't just false, it's stupid'

Cardinal: 'BDS isn't just false, it's stupid'

Archbishop of Vienna, considered second-in-line to pope, reveals 'we try to stand up against anti-Israel tendencies in Europe.'Eliran Baruch, 01/06/2016 13:01
Austria to seize Hitler's former home

Austria to seize Hitler's former home

Hitler's birthplace in Branau am Inn has become a neo-Nazis haunt, officials say.Arutz Sheva staff, 10/04/2016 10:12
Vienna welcomes new Chief Rabbi

Vienna welcomes new Chief Rabbi

Rabbi Arie Folger elected Chief Rabbi of Austria's capital, with the blessings of the Conference of European Rabbis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2015 19:24
Historical Implications of the Vienna Agreement

Historical Implications of the Vienna Agreement

Signing an agreement in Vienna nullifies 400 years of history.Jay Shapiro, 21/07/2015 02:44
Iranian Official: Nuclear Deal 'Within Reach'

Iranian Official: Nuclear Deal 'Within Reach'

After two weeks of marathon talks in Vienna, Iran and P5+1 world powers appear close to final deal on Tehran's nuclear program.Cynthia Blank, 12/07/2015 14:59
Iran Talks Behind-The-Scenes: Twizzlers, Brothels

Iran Talks Behind-The-Scenes: Twizzlers, Brothels

Just how have negotiators been coping with nearly two years of talks? Massive quantities of junk food, prostitutes, and movie fantasies.Ari Yashar, 08/07/2015 08:19
2 Days to Go: US, Iran in Last-Ditch Nuclear Talks

2 Days to Go: US, Iran in Last-Ditch Nuclear Talks

US Sec. of State John Kerry meets Iranian FM in Vienna, as June 30 deadline for final deal looms; French FM pessimistic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2015 14:30
Israeli Says Muslim Stewardess Bullied Him

Israeli Says Muslim Stewardess Bullied Him

Photographer Yossi Davidov, arrested and kicked off plane in Vienna, says Muslim flight attendant singled him out for being Israeli.Cynthia Blank, 21/06/2015 09:57
Jew Threatened With Eviction for Israeli Flag

Jew Threatened With Eviction for Israeli Flag

Resident of Vienna's Jewish quarter told by landlord to remove Israeli flag inside his window 'or leave the apartment.'Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 26/05/2015 19:37