Bernd the Bread visits the museum after Pesach. He is particularly interested in this festival because normal bread is forbidden during it. Famous Viennese like Sigmund Freud, Gustav Mahler, Theodor Herzl, or the swimming star Hedy Bienenfeld explain the way Pesach is celebrated and the significance of the six symbolic food items on the Pesach dish, Afterward you can design your own Pesach dish in the Atelier.More
A talk will be given by Ulrike Marz at the Dorotheerstrasse museum at 6.30 pm on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, entitled “Persian projections: the anti-Semitism of the Iranian regime.” Dr. Marz is a researcher in the Department of Sociology at the University of Rostock and author of Kritik des islamischen Antisemitismus: Zur gesellschaftlichen Genese und Semantik des Antisemitismus in der Islamischen Republik Iran (LIT-Verlag 2014).More
On April 16, 2015, the Jewish Museum Vienna will be holding a commemorative event at Dorotheergasse 11 starting at 5 p.m. with a minute of silence. We are also going to show Andrzej Nowakowski’s photos of Auschwitz as it looks today in recollection of the seventieth anniversary of its liberation. More
Mosab Hassan Yousef is the son of the Hamas leader and co-founder Hassan Yousef. His early anti-Israeli education meant that Mosab was also willing to go to war against the state his father was fighting. But he was caught smuggling arms when he was seventeen and arrested by the intelligence service Shin Bet. In prison he realized for the first time how brutal and inhumane the Hamas attacks were. He was persuaded to change sides and to spy on his family and ex-organization for the secret police with a view to preventing suicide attacks.More
An enjoyable and informative evening with museum director Danielle Spera, journalist and author of the book Jüdisches Wien, Christof Habres, and klezmer music by Theo Lieder. Refreshments provided by Restaurant Stefanie – with Jewish and Viennese delicacies from the buffet with accompanying drinks. The admission charge of €90 per person includes the complete evening program, aperitif, Jewish-Viennese buffet, wine, beer, non-alcoholic drinks, and coffee. The proceeds will go to a project by the Jewish Museum Vienna.
Bookings online, on +43 1 211 50 0, firstname.lastname@example.org, or personally at Hotel Stefanie, 1020 Vienna, Taborstraße 12. Admission from 6.30 p.m.More