January 18, 2021
Gabrielle Karina

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“My mother knew the man who was overseeing the whole Jewish problem there. [… ] He was a friend of my parents, a neighbor. She approached ... See more

January 17, 2021
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The Fondazione Museo della Shoah was founded in July 2008 on the initiative of the “Comitato promotore del progetto Museo della Shoah”, a committee set up in late 2006 to promote the construction of a museum dedicated to the Shoah in Rome. The ... See more

January 15, 2021

On June 6, 1944, the Allies landed in Normandy. It was the beginning of the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi rule. A total of about 150,000 soldiers reached the coast that day. At the same time, 23,000 paratroopers landed in the ... See more

January 8, 2021
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The attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 had a massive impact on the course of the Second World War.
That attack on the port of Hawaii only came about because the US terminated important economic agreements with the Japanese. As negotiations ... See more

January 3, 2021
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The aid organisation Offenes Herz (Italian: Punto Cuore) is an international association of believers within the Roman Catholic Church and stands up for a culture of compassion. The association was founded in Argentina and in 1990, it was ... See more

December 27, 2020

The Galicia Jewish Museum was founded by Chris Schwarz in 2004 and focuses mainly on commemoration of the Holocaust while also attempting to cultivate the former colourful and divers regional Jewish culture.

The museum itself includes one permanent ... See more

December 24, 2020

The Austrian Service Abroad wishes Merry Christmas!

December 18, 2020
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The Berlin Wall
The Berlin has divided the city of Berlin into two halves for almost three decades and has been a symbol for the world's division into East and West. However, on 9 November 1989, the most famous border installation goes down all of a ... See more

December 16, 2020
399. Wednesdayconference

In the next Wednesday conference on the 16th of December at 8 pm we welcome two very special guests.
Benjamin "Bini" Guttmann, was born in 1996 in Vienna,.
After graduating from high school in 2014, he initially did community service in the Jewish ... See more

December 16, 2020


I'm Nikolas Kaschik from Mödling, a small town in the suburb of Vienna. Two and a half years ago I decided to join the Austrian Service Abroad. My main motive was to do my part to ensure that the Holocaust and its victims are never ... See more

December 9, 2020
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My name is Luka Mirčeta, I am from Innsbruck and I graduated from the Academic Gymnasium in Innsbruck this summer. On October 1st, 2020 I started my Holocaust Memorial Service at the Association of Jewish Communities of Serbia - Belgrade Jewish ... See more

December 6, 2020
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Within 100 days, the genocide in Rwanda caused one million victims who where were slaughtered in the most primitive manner. The external political powers refused to intervene in Rwanda during the whole 100 days.

The Kigali Genocide Memorial was ... See more

December 6, 2020
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Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute, The Hague

The Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute in The Hague, a stone's throw from the Palace and the courts located in it, is a privately financed NGO that carries out peace work based on Bertha von Suttner's ... See more

December 4, 2020

The Waldheim Affair:

Waldheim was Secretary General of the UN between 1972 and 1981 and earned himself a good reputation there. He was described as "an Austrian the world trusts".

In 1985 Kurt Waldheim ran for the office of Federal President as ... See more

December 2, 2020
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My name is Sebastian Grünanger and I am from Wernberg in Carinthia. I decided to do a Holocaust Memorial Service two years ago because I think it is my responsibility to work for the commemoration of the Holocaust.

My museum is the Galicia Jewish ... See more