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Oil for eight days

Dec 20, 2022 | JMW News

And then the miracle happened: the oil kept burning and burning and did not run out until the replenishment arrived eight days later. | more

Lueger’s lies

Nov 29, 2022 | JMW News

At Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Platz in Vienna’s 1st district, the installation Lueger Temporary was made available to the public in October 2022. The Jewish Museum Vienna participates by attaching ten selected quotes. | more

How a museum visit brought two old friends back together after almost 50 years

Sep 21, 2022 | JMW News

At a children’s birthday party in autumn 2021, I meet Christina Fadler, who tells me that she recently visited the Jewish Museum Vienna with her mother, Christel Fadler. During their tour of the permanent exhibition at Museum Dorotheergasse, they also take a look at the digital presentation of Margit Dobronyi’s photographic archive. Numerous photos are […] | more

In memory of Lily Renée (1921–2022)

Aug 30, 2022 | JMW News

More than 101 years ago, Lily Renée, later celebrated as a pioneer of female comics artists, was born as Lily Renée Willheim in Vienna. She passed away in New York on August 24 of this year. | more

Rosh Hashana

Aug 3, 2022 | JMW News

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated in autumn and lasts for two days. “Rosh” means head, “shanah” is the year, so the head of the year is its beginning. The phonetic association with the Austrian New Year’s wish “Guten Rutsch” (literally “a good slide”) at the turn of the calendar year on December […] | more