I finally got citizenship from the country that persecuted my parents—just as things started feeling less secure in the country that offered them refuge
Decades after my mother fled Nazi-occupied Vienna, I plan to return—as an Austrian citizen
A chillingly prescient 1924 Austrian film gets new life—and ‘incandescent’ relevance—in a miraculous Blu-ray restoration
A new biography revives the generous life of Salka Viertel, L.A. ‘salonnière,’ memoirist, ‘Garbo specialist,’ and Jewish mother to Hollywood stars
Tablet celebrates the great Viennese satirist’s 145th birthday this weekend
Hans Morgenstern’s family fled the Nazis before returning to Austria after the war. Now, as the only Jew left in his small town outside Vienna, he laughs darkly watching the rise of Europe’s new far-right.
The students were fined 100 Euros each because the Vienna police determined that they “behaved insensibly, violated public order and created a provocation”
How an Israeli family conquered the Vienna food scene
Thomas Feiger rebuilds what was lost in the Austrian capital
Making sense of Sebastian Kurz, Austria’s new Chancellor
But plans for the building’s future remain unclear
The 62nd Viennese Opera Ball in New York City, a lavish affair, celebrated Leonard Bernstein and Johann Strauss. And there was cake.
The country’s parliament passes a law allowing it to seize Hitler’s birth home and keep it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine
And a country escapes, yet again, from the prospect of Norbert Hofer becoming Europe’s first neo-fascist head of state
The Austrian government has been renting Hitler’s childhood home from its owner since 1972. Now, it’s working to legally seize the empty property.
‘Europe’s gift to Islam’ was born in Austria-Hungary 116 years ago this week. His ideas on the intersection of politics and religion are more relevant than ever.
Dispatch from Vienna, where a closely contested presidential election may be a bellwether for an increasingly xenophobic Europe
The victory by Hofer—the affable face Austria’s far-right FPÖ Party who ran on an anti-immigration platform—could be a sign of things to come