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Restored Jewish cemetery in Stockerau transfered to the Municipality of Stockerau

National Council President transfers the restored Jewish cemetery in Stockerau to the Municipality of Stockerau for Care and Upkeep. The restoration of the cemetery was achieved within the scope of three sub-projects, starting in 2011, with the help of subsidies of approx. 102,500 euros from the …

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In Memoriam: Leo Luster

Leo Luster
On Saturday 14th January, Leo Luster, a Holocaust survivor originally from Austria, passed away at the age of 89.

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Restoration of the Jewish cemeteries in Deutschkreutz and Stockerau completed by the Cemeteries Fund and the Jewish Community Vienna

Jewish Cemetery Deutschkreutz
On Monday 19 December 2016 the Fund for the Restoration of the Jewish Cemeteries in Austria (Cemeteries Fund) and the Jewish Community Vienna approved the restoration work carried out on the Jewish cemeteries in Deutschkreutz and Stockerau. The competent municipalities can now assume responsibility …

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Secretary General Hannah Lessing on the Death of Moshe Hans Jahoda: “We Have Not Only Lost an Important Partner but Also a Dear Friend”

“Thanks to his tireless work we managed to provide many survivors with the help and support that they desperately needed in their twilight years. We have not only lost an important partner but also a dear friend,” said the Secretary General of the National Fund, Hannah Lessing.

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The National Fund mourns the loss of Board of Trustees Member Rudolf Sarközi

"The death of Professor Rudolf Sarközi marks the loss of a tireless campaigner for the Roma and Sinti and their right to be recognized as an ethnic group and as victims of National Socialism in Austria", reflected Hannah Lessing, Secretary General of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria.

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Ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the National Fund

Ceremony at the Austrian Parliament celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism
On 29 October 2015 the President of the National Council Doris Bures invited guests to a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the National Fund, held in the assembly hall of the National Council at the parliament. Following a welcome by Doris Bures and words of introduction by Secretary General …

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The new websites of the National Fund, the General Settlement Fund and the Jewish Cemeteries Fund

The new websites of the National Fund, the General Settlement Fund and the Jewish Cemeteries Fund went online on 30 June 2015, the 20th anniversary of the National Fund Law's publication.

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Barbara Prammer In Memoriam

Mag.a Barbara Prammer
The staff of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism, the General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism and the Fund for the Restoration of the Jewish Cemeteries in Austria mourn the loss of the longtime Chairperson of their Boards of Trustees, …

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Board of Trustees approves projects for the cemeteries Ybbs/Göttsbach, Graz, Kobersdorf, Lackenbach and Hohenems

The Board of Trustees of the Fund approves the projects recommended for decision by the Advisory Board for the cemeteries Ybbs/Göttsbach, Graz, Kobersdorf, Lackenbach and Hohenems. The Board of Trustees of the Fund approves an additional application deadline, 1 September 2014. The Board of Trustees …

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Advisory Board recommends projects in Graz, Lackenbach, Kobersdorf and Ybbs/Göttsbach

The Advisory Board unanimously resolves to recommend the Board of Trustees that in future applicants must submit applications that comply with the Guidelines and have been checked and approved by a civil engineer. The Advisory Board agrees to recommend the applications submitted by the Jewish …

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