Book presentation: Christof Habres “Jüdisches Niederösterreich”
Sunday, 02 Jun, 2013 13:00
![/sites/default/files/old/2213.jpg:left]("“Jüdisches Niederoesterreich”" "“Jüdisches Niederösterreich”")Judeisapta, “suitable for Jews”, was the name of the land on the Danube that the Jew Abraham is said to have arrived at in the year 859 after the Flood. “Jüdisches Niederösterreich” covers the time from the first medieval settlements to the return of Jews in the nineteenth century and the destruction of Jewish life in Lower Austria in the Nazi era. What Jewish historical sites still exist and where has Jewish community life re established itself in Lower Austria? The book contains many interviews with Jews living in Lower Austria today. The author **Christof Habres** talks to Wolfgang Galler (historian, author), Ida Olga Höfler (Verein Helikon, Gänserndorf), Elie Rosen (president of the Baden Jewish community) and Theo Lieder (Korneuburg). Wolfgang Galler / Christof Habres: Jüdisches Niederösterreich. Entdeckungsreisen. 192 pages, with many illustrations; €19.90; ISBN: 78-3-99300-114-8 Free admission _Jewish Museum Vienna Dorotheergasse 11 1010 Vienna_
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