Lecture by Prof. Klaus Davidowicz
After one hundred events for the Friends of the Jewish Museum Vienna we are devoting the 101st event to the magic of numbers. A mathematician would immediately recognize 101 as the smallest three-digit prime number and a numerical palindrome…»more
A beautiful Jewish young woman still living with her orthodox family, falls in love with a Muslim co-worker. Albou’s film depicts how the conflict between the rational and the irrational drives the relationships within a Jewish family living in the outskirts of Paris.»more
For the thirteenth ORF Long Night of the Museums the Jewish Museum Vienna is once again organizing a varied and interesting program for young and old that will offer visitors a chance to discover the two museum sites – Museum Judenplatz and the museum in Dorotheergasse – in a new way.»more
with musical accompaniment by Polina & Merlin Shepherd
The first half of this evening at the Jewish Museum Vienna will be devoted to early silent black & white films (1910–26) from Ukraine and Russia. The musical accompaniment will be provided by Polina and Merlin Shepherd as part of the Sound & Lights Cinematic Duo project.»more
The question of cultural classification and religious traditions is often answered in a surprising and playful way in pop culture. Even Jewish culture is not something fixed in the pop culture of the 20th and 21st century, but appears as a malleable figure in a game that is being reinvented all the time.
Caspar Battegay will present his book on “Judentum and Popkultur” and will explore this game with Jewish characters in a selection of various films, TV shows, songs and texts.»more