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December 2019

Diskussion: War Crimes Trials in Asia after 1945. Justice in Time of Turmoil.

4. December 2019 um 20:00
Arena Bar Theater, Margaretenstraße 117
1050 Wien

Kerstin von Lingen speaks with Milos Vec.   Wed, 06. November 2019, 18:30 - 20:30h Address: Fachbereichsbibliothek Zeitgeschichte Spitalgasse 2-4, Hof 1.12, 1090 Wien   War crimes trials in the wake of decolonization and Cold War in Asia, 1945-1956: justice in time of turmoil. This book investigates the political context and intentions behind the trialling of Japanese war criminals in the wake of World War Two. After the Second World War in Asia, the victorious Allies placed around 5,700 Japanese…

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Conference: Film and Midrash

10. December 2019 - 11. December 2019
Campus der Universität Wien, Spitalgasse 2
1090 Wien

December 10th-11th 2019 Aula Hof 1, Campus of the University of Vienna (Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Vienna) In Jewish culture, the Midrash, the commentary is a central instrument to understand the Bible, Talmud or the Kabbalah. The feature films that deal with Jewish culture are a visual Midrash about Jewish Life, Tradition and Texts. The "intertextuality" in literary studies has shown how texts in other writings can lead a second life in form of  connotations or quotations. This is exactly what…

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Lecture: Imaging the Unimaginable. The Holocaust in Israeli Visual Culture.

10. December 2019 um 18:00
Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien (VWI), Rabensteig 3, Research Lounge, 3. Stock
1010 Wien

Einladung I Invitation I הזמנה Lecture by: Dr. Anat Gilboa, Academic Director of the German Project at Ben Gurion University, Israel Topic: Imaging the Unimaginable. The Holocaust in Israeli Visual Culture. Date: 10 December 2019, 18:00 o’clock Venue: The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI), Rabensteig 3, 1010 Vienna This talk analyses the reconstruction of traditional concepts of the ‘Jewish mother’ through visual culture. Based on the 1943 photograph of the Warsaw Ghetto by the Viennese-born Nazi officer Franz…

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Guided tour: The Hare in the Museum

15. December 2019 um 14:00 - 16:00
Museum Dorotheergasse, Dorotheergasse 11
1010 Wien

The Jewish Museum Vienna is a treasure trove full of stories. A famous Jewish family will be introduced in the exhibition “The Ephrussis. Travel in Time” and will tell the story of a very famous animal. “The Hare with the Amber Eyes” will tell you his stories and show you all his favorite objects. In the museum's atelier we will design cool bookmarks – for your books and stories. The program is suitable for children ages 6 to10. Younger guests…

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We celebrate Chrismukkah!

22. December 2019 um 14:00 - 30. December 2019 um 17:00
Museum Dorotheergasse, Dorotheergasse 11
1010 Wien

Sunday, 22 Dec 14:00 to 16:00 Monday, 23 Dec 15:30 to 17:30 Tuesday, 24 Dec 13:30 to 15:30 Wednesday, 25 Dec 15:30 to 17:30 Thursday, 26 Dec 15:30 to 17:30 Friday, 27 Dec 13:00 to 15:00 Sunday, 29 Dec 15:30 to 17:30 Monday, 30 Dec 15:30 to 17:30 Museum Dorotheergasse If Hanukkah is also celebrated at Christmas, the Jewish Museum Vienna simply turns it into CHRISMUKKAH! The very first Christmas tree in Vienna makes its appearance this week, as do beautiful menorahs from all over the world. And, of course, we are opening a Dreidel Casino where you can play for the bet…

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Concert: From Tel Aviv with love

22. December 2019 um 16:00
Maimonides Zentrum, Festsaal, Simon-Wiesenthal-Gasse 5
1020 Wien

„Art School Tel-Aviv“ with classik, Jazz and israely folclore Danny Donner & Schai Maoz   22. December 2019, 4 p.m In MAIMONIDES-ZENTRUMS Address: Simon-Wiesenthal-Gasse 5, 1020 Wien   Information 0664 251 39 08 Please take ID with you.

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January 2020

Fascinating Dance / Philharmonic five

12. January um 15:30 - 17:00
Maimonides Centre, ballroom, Simon-Wiesenthal-Gasse 5
1020 Wien

Tibor Kovac, Ekaterina Frolova, Gerhard Marschner - Viola Peter Samodari - Cello Christopher Hinterhuber - Piano  

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Lecture: A Specter Haunting Europe. The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism (Paul Hanebrink)

16. January um 18:30
Dachfoyer des Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchivs, Minoritenplatz 1
1010 Wien , Österreich

Today, fantasies of Jewish conspiracy cast Jews as cosmopolitan agents of globalisation and as enemies of national values. But conspiratorial antisemitism has taken many different forms. In the twentieth century, none was more potent or more destructive than the myth of Judeo-Bolshevism – the paranoid fear that Jews incited and directed Communist revolutions in order to advance their own interests. In his talk, Paul Hanebrink will discuss the history of the Judeo-Bolshevik myth, analyse its shifting functions from the Russian…

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Memorial event: Never forget! Fight anti-Semitism without ifs and buts

27. January um 18:00
Heldenplatz, Heldenplatz
1010 Wien

The attack on the synagogue in Halle in autumn 2019 is representative of the dangerous persistence of anti-Semitism in Europe and the murderous consequences of this destructive ideology. In recent years, Jewish communities in many countries in Europe have seen a worrying increase in anti-Semitic incidents, from smearings to hate posts and hate speech to physical attacks on people and lives. As the extensive surveys by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) from 2012 and 2018 on discrimination…

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February 2020

ISHA OVEDET ( JEWISH FILMCLUB VIENNA)

12. February um 19:00
Metro Kinokulturhaus, Johannesgasse 4
1010 Wien

With an introduction by Klaus Davidowicz and Frank Stern The winner of the Israeli Oscar shows a current and timeless story. It takes place in Israel today, but its action, its message, is universal. A committed young woman is exposed to her boss's ruthless advances. How can she tell her husband when the family depends on their income? Where are the limits, what does a woman's dignity mean in a male-dominated business world? Director Michal Aviad and cameraman Daniel Miller…

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