Whereas in traditional Judaism the tallit is only worn by men, today more and more women see it as their right to wear a prayer shawl. On the occasion of the Pride month we present you a rainbow tallit from our collection.
The International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorates the more than 1,000 persecuted Viennese Jewish women and men who fled to their deaths by taking their own lives before they could be annihilated by the National Socialists.
On January 24, 2023, an exhibition about Elisa Springer opens at the Austrian Cultural Forum in Rome. Her story was already part of the exhibition "Persecuted. Engaged. Married. Marriages of convenience in exile" at the Jewish Museum Vienna in 2018.
At Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Platz in Vienna’s 1st district, the installation Lueger Temporary was made available to the public in October 2022. The Jewish Museum Vienna participates by attaching ten selected quotes.
The FRIENDS of the Jewish Museum Vienna have purchased the artwork Endsieger sind dennoch wir (We Are the Ultimate Winners Nevertheless) by the Viennese artists Sophie Lillie and Arye Wachsmuth for the museum’s collection.
The Jewish Museum Vienna awarded the Max and Trude Berger Prize for outstanding services to the museum. The winners are Christiane Wenckheim, Erwin Javor, Chief Rabbi Paul Chaim Eisenberg and the Brauer family.
While the eagerly awaited European Men’s Soccer Championship is being celebrated these days in a corona-compliant manner, the Austrian female footballers are preparing for their appearance at the UEFA Women’s EC in England next year.