Posts Tagged ‘austrian’

Paintings by Austrian Artist Eduard Büchler

Eduard Büchler was an Austrian painter who was born in 1861. I really do not know much more about him than that. He apparently liked painting reclining nudes, landscapes, and reclining nudes in landscapes. Oh, and there is a nice one of Rome burning too. There are some more images of his paintings that you […]

Murder of Austrian teenage girl sparks row over deportations policy

The murder of a teenage girl in Austria has sparked fresh debate over how the country deports asylum seekers who break the law. The body of a 13-year-old girl was found on Saturday on a grass verge in a residential area of Vienna. Authorities suspect she had been drugged, and sexually abused before being killed. […]

Austrian FM says still major issues remain unresolved to revive JCPOA

TEHRAN – Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg has said important issues regarding a possible revival of the 2015 nuclear deal – JCPOA – still remain unresolved, ISNA reported on Sunday. Speaking with Der Standard, Schallenberg said the time to restore the nuclear deal is passing but “certain important issues are still open and unresolved.” He […]

Austrian man convicted of deliberately infecting his ex-wife with COVID-19

An Austrian man has been convicted of intentionally infecting his ex-wife with COVID-19 by coughing at her. Judges at Linz regional court heard how the defendant had coughed at his former partner after learning that he had tested positive for the virus. He had not worn a mask at home and tried to infect the […]

Isabel Frey is a 26-year-old Yiddish singer and Austrian politician

Isabel Frey stands outside the Austrian chancellor’s residence atop a white van with her guitar surrounded by speakers and protesters.  It’s the day after the Ibiza Affair was made public in May 2019. The scandal centered on a video showing Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache and Johann Gudenus, both members of the far-right nationalist Freedom […]

Israel’s President Rivlin and Austrian President Van der Bellen have attended at a Holocaust remembrance ceremony in Vienna.

Browse > Home / News / Israel’s President Rivlin and Austrian President Van der Bellen have attended at a Holocaust remembrance ceremony in Vienna. March 18, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article President of Israel Reuven Rivlin and President of Austria Dr Alexander Van der Bellen have attended a ceremony held at the […]

In Austrian antisemitism study, 31% of respondents made biased statements

 In a survey of antisemitic attitudes in Austria, 31% of the 2,000 respondents agreed with statements that the poll’s authors said exemplified anti-Jewish biases — a significant drop in that sentiment from a similar study in 2018. The Austrian government commissioned the survey from the Institute for Empirical Social Studies and presented the results on […]

Austrian, Danish leaders to visit Israel for talks on joint vaccine efforts

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen are expected to visit Israel next week for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyau on cooperation on the procurement and development of coronavirus vaccines. Kurz made the announcement Saturday on Twitter, saying the three countries “have been in close contact” since last spring when the […]

Austrian chancellor, Danish PM to visit Israel for COVID cooperation

Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Twitter that he will travel to Israel with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on March 4 to expand cooperation on the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “We have been in close contact with our partners Denmark and Israel,” said Kurz, who said the partnership has been ongoing since spring.  […]

French village inherits 2 million euros from Austrian Jew it housed during WWII

The remote village of Chambon-sur-Lignon in southern France has received an unexpected donation of 2 million euros, a fortune for this small hamlet of 2,500 inhabitants. Austrian Jew Erich Schwam bequeathed his inheritance to the town. The residents of Chambon hid him when he was a child during the Second World War. Schwam died at […]

Austrian rapper arrested for neo-Nazi songs tied to Halle synagogue shooting

VIENNA, Austria — Austrian authorities said Tuesday they have arrested a rapper accused of broadcasting neo-Nazi songs, one of which was used by the man behind a deadly anti-Semitic attack in Germany. “The suspect has been arrested on orders of the Vienna prosecutors” and taken to prison after a search of his home, said an […]

‘Not a trivial offense’: Austrian police discover dozens of foreign revelers flouting lockdown to get to top ski resort

Austria’s police have found almost 100 people from Europe and beyond, who found a way to circumvent the nation’s strict Covid-19 lockdown and relax at one of its top ski resorts despite a ban on foreign tourist activities. A Friday police raid in the town of St. Anton am Arlberg – one of Austria’s most […]

New Austrian national antisemitism strategy presented to ministers, EU officials

A new national strategy for combating antisemitism in Austria to bolster the security and safety of the country’s Jewish community was presented to Austrian ministers and officials on Thursday morning.The new initiative will see the creation of a coordinating staff unit in the federal chancellery to tackle antisemitism and its consequences, a tripling of investments […]

YouTube removes video of Austrian MP over ‘COVID-19 misinformation’

YouTube has removed a video of a prominent opposition politician in Austria under the platform’s policy against COVID-19 misinformation. The video showed Herbert Kickl, parliamentary leader of the opposition Freedom Party (FPÖ), speaking in parliament on Wednesday. In his speech, Kickl criticised the Austrian government’s decision to close schools during the pandemic, claiming – without […]

Austrian Jewish leader apologizes: Wrongly administered COVID vaccines

 The head of Austria’s Jewish community has apologized for COVID-19 vaccine doses that were administered to community members, including himself, who were not meant to receive them. In a letter to the community released Monday, Oskar Deutsch said it was a “mistake” to have included nonpriority individuals in the vaccinations administered on Dec. 30 at […]

Austrian siblings take first place in ‘My Jewish Story’ competition

Moriya and Benyamin Witt of Austria won the “My Jewish Story” Competition. The competition was held by Beit Hatfutsot, MusaicUnited and Bnei Akiva Worldwide. A few weeks ago, when coronavirus hit hard, the organizations behind the competition wanted to use digital platforms to exchange stories between Jewish youth around the world during the coronavirus era, […]

Austrian MP Tests Cola for COVID In Front of Parliament – It Tests Positive

Michael Schnedlitz shows what a fraud the whole casedemic really is by testing cola for COVID in front of the Austrian parliament. Bitchute link This is like when the president of Tanzania tested a bunch of things for COVID earlier this year. [embedded content] 00

After Antisemitic Outrages, Austrian City of Graz Unveils Plan to Combat Jew-Hatred

The synagogue in the Austrian city of Graz. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The southern Austrian city of Graz has unveiled a plan to combat antisemitism in the wake of two alarming incidents targeting Jews last summer. On Aug. 19, the synagogue in Graz was daubed with the slogan “Free Palestine,” following which Jewish community President Elie […]

Austrian Village Tweaks Name After Visitors Kept Stealing Its ‘F**king’ Signs

VIENNA, Nov 26 (Reuters) – The Austrian village of F**king is changing its name, the mayor of the municipality where it is located said on Thursday, after residents apparently grew tired of the sniggers it prompted in the English-speaking world and of visitors stealing its signs. The village, part of the municipality of Tarsdorf, north […]

Politician noted for antisemitic comments nominated to Austrian Senate

Johannes Hübner, who was the foreign affairs spokesman for the Austrian Freedom Party (AFP) until 2017, has just been appointed to the Bundesrat, the equivalent to the Austrian Senate, the European Jewish Congress (EJC) reported on Wednesday.  In 2017, Hübner had initiated a run for the Austrian parliament.  He stopped when he was recorded at […]

Austrian leaders condemn attack on Jewish leader at synagogue in Graz

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‘Free Palestine’ graffiti sprayed on Austrian synagogue

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Four cheetah cubs make their first appearance in Austrian zoo

Four cheetahs were born on June 22 at the Schönbrunn zoo in Vienna. Their mother, Afra, comes from a breading station in South Africa and has been living in Austria since 2013. Ghalib, a male cheetah, is the cubs’ father. He arrived from the Erfurt zoo in March 2020 with keepers hoping the pair would […]

Putin speaks German to ask Austrian journalist stop interrupting him

     During a televised interview, Austrian journalist Armin Wolf repeatedly interrupted Russian President Vladimir Putin while discussing the MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine. As President Putin was trying to lay out his opinion on the MH17 tragedy in Ukraine that the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) blamed on Russia, Wolf couldn’t help but constantly interrupt […]

Top quotes from Putin’s Austrian interview – so tense he had to resort to German to make his point

Putin is meeting Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache on Tuesday. The visit to Vienna will be his first trip abroad since his inauguration for the second consecutive term – and the fourth in total – in March. Before arriving in the Austrian capital, Putin spoke to Armin Wolf from the state ORF […]

‘We must respond to US tariffs, end sanctions on Russia’ – Austrian vice chancellor

Rethinking EU sanctions policy towards Russia is “desirable” because the measures are damaging the national economy, Strache told the Austrian newspaper Osterreich in an interview published on Saturday. “I have always warned against pushing Russia into the arms of China. It is high time to put an end to these annoying sanctions and normalize political […]

Austrian diplomat summoned from Israel over ‘Nazi’ shirt

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Police officer attacked outside Austrian parliament

Tuesday’s attack took place shortly after 8am local time in front of the building on Heldenplatz. The attacker approached the police officer, who was sitting in a patrol car, and engaged him in conversation before suddenly lunging at him, trying to drag him from the vehicle, police said in a statement. The officer fought back […]

Far-right Freedom Party enters Austrian govt as anti-migrant sentiment creeps across Europe

The agreement between the People’s Party and the Freedom Party, which is returning to government after more than a decade’s absence, was struck on Friday, the two parties’ leaders, Sebastian Kurz and Heinz-Christian Strache, announced in a joint news conference. Strache, who once advocated a law similar to the ban on Nazi practices to be […]

Almost Half of Criminals in Austrian Region Are Foreigners

Almost Half of Criminals in Austrian Region Are Foreigners Breitbart November 24, 2017 A report from the Austrian region of Tyrol has shown that 47 per cent of all criminal suspects in the first half of the year have been from foreign backgrounds. Police say that out of the total of 13,360 suspects involved in […]

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