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Jews of Vienna and the First World War

by David Rechter

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Published by Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in London, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Austria -- Vienna -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Jews -- Austria -- Vienna,
  • Vienna (Austria) -- Ethnic relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [192]-212) and index

    StatementDavid Rechter
    SeriesLittman library of Jewish civilization, Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS135.A92 V554 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17007146M
    ISBN 10187477465X
    LC Control Number00034903

      This book is remarkable in many respects: It is fascinating insight to the politics in post first world war Vienna; it is a first hand view of all that was culturally great of this great city; the music, the art, the architecture, the intellectual great minds, but most importantly it tells the story of an ordinary person who happens to be a by: 1. In a nod to the power of technology, there is a hologram of Jewish history in Vienna, and it transports the viewer to the first community, the golden years of Enlightenment, the contributions to social welfare and the arts, Displaced Persons camps, architecture commissioned by wealthy Jews, and Jewish inventions, like the matchbox.

    Timeline: History of Jews In Austria. Duke Leopold V installs Shlom as mint is the first Jew whose settlement in Vienna can be documented. First mention of a synagogue in Vienna (excavations on Judenplatz). Emperor Friedrich II takes the Jews of Vienna under his protection as “Chamber Vassals”. First Jewish Privilege of Duke Friedrich the “Pugnacious”. Hitler during the First World War. The First World War played a decisive role in Hitler’s life. It gave his life, which had been rather unsuccessful up until then, a new purpose. In , he enlisted in the German army, which, together with the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was fighting France, England, and Russia.

    Jewish Vienna – Then to Now (Jewish Museum Vienna, , ISBN ) “Nine-tenths of what the world of the 19th century celebrated as Viennese culture was in fact culture promoted and nurtured or even created by the Jews of Vienna,” wrote Stefan Zweig to his publisher before his suicide. Jewish Vienna. During this long-established guided group tour you will learn in depth the story of the Viennese Jews, from the Middle Ages to now. When I joined the tour we visited key sites of Nazi Vienna during the Second World War such as the site of the Gestapo house, and learned about the Jewish community. On balance, I found the most.


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David Rechter is University Research Lecturer in Oriental Studies, University of Oxford, Research Fellow in Modern Jewish History at St Antony's College, Oxford, and Fellow in Modern Jewish History at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. His next book, to be published by the Littman Library, is The Jews of Habsburg Bukovina, Cited by:   Jews of Vienna and the First World War book.

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Viennese and Austrian Jewish. mentation among Viennese Jews. The book's second blind spot concerns women. With the exception of a paragraph on women and charity, and passing references to the welfare work of the Zionist Anitta Mifller, Jewish Vienna seems to consist solely of men.

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The book is also a study of modern Jewish : David Rechter. This book studies the role played by Jews in the explosion of cultural innovation in Vienna at the turn of the century, which had its roots in the years following the Ausgleich of and its demise in the sweeping events of the s.

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