COMMENTARY: Vienna’s Anti-Semitism Provoked Two Very Different Jewish Responses

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c. 2007 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Vienna is always associated with frothy Strauss waltzes and excellent chocolates. But Austria’s capital also has a darker side: a history of anti-Semitism that was especially virulent in 1897, when Karl Lueger, running on an openly anti-Semitic platform, became Vienna’s mayor. It was a post he held until his […]

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