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In Memoriam Herta Griffel-Baitch (1933-2024)

Mar 5, 2024 | JMW News

The Jewish Museum Vienna mourns the passing of Herta Griffel-Baitch. She spent the early years of her life in Vienna’s Wohlmutstraße in the second district, yet memories of that time barely remained with her. However, she remembered one sentence from her mother until the end of her life: “It’s important that you are healthy, then […] | more

Captured – Echoes of absence: hostages family photos recreated

Feb 27, 2024 | JMW News

by Sharon Derhy / Natalie Neubauer The “Captured” initiative, advocating for the return of Israeli hostages, was launched bySharon Derhy, the daughter-in-law of Chaim Peri, who was abducted on October 7th byHamas from his home in Israel. The initiative emerged when Derhy’s husband, Lior, visited his father’s home in Kibbutz Nir-Oz and recalled a photo […] | more

October 7, 2023

Jan 25, 2024 | JMW News

Directly after the brutal attack on Israel on October 7, 2023, by the terrorist organization Hamas, the Ukrainian-Israeli artist Zoya Cherkassky-Nnadi set out to portray the terrible events in pictures. | more

Solidarity against hatred and incitement

Nov 30, 2023 | JMW News

The Jewish Museum Vienna views with great concern the social developments triggered by the murderous attack by Hamas on October 7, 2023 and the kidnapping of 240 hostages that are taking place in Europe as well as in Austria: false reports and fake news, relativizations and the reversal of victim and perpetrator roles caused a […] | more

…don’t tell a false story…

Nov 23, 2023 | JMW News

Presented in November 2002 at the Jewish Museum Vienna, the exhibition One Night and One Day told of the events that occurred in Vienna from November 9, 1938 to November 10, 1938, using an impressively clear chronology printed on the walls of the exhibition area on the second floor. It was possible to read here […] | more