Tag archive for ‘Austria’
Ynet News On Monday, July 25th, 2016

What to do with site of Hitler’s birthplace?

  Adolf Hitler was born in the house behind her and the building is a natural draw for tourists. But when asked about her hometown’s most important landmark, Ivonne Bekking gestured down the road More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, February 15th, 2016

Austrian Prosecutor: Quoting Hitler and Calling to Kill Jews is Legal Criticism of Israel

  A Facebook post that showed Adolf Hitler with a statement praising the death of Jews constituted legitimate and legal criticism of Israel, the prosecutor’s office in Austria’s third-largest city More...

JNS On Friday, September 25th, 2015

Austria’s prisoner of conscience? Holocaust history whistleblower heads for jail

  An Austrian Jewish historian and journalist named Stephan Templ is scheduled to soon begin serving a year in government prison. Officially, he is accused of misrepresenting information in his family’s More...

News Brief On Saturday, September 5th, 2015

First refugees arrive from Hungary after Austria and Germany open borders

  The first of thousands of refugees reached Austria early on Saturday morning after busloads left Hungary in a sudden exodus when the Austrian and German governments agreed to receive them. About 1, 200 More...

Niva Goldberg On Monday, August 17th, 2015

German real estate Adler buys 24.8 percent shares in Austrian developer Conwert from Teddy Sagi

German real estate company Adler said on Monday it has acquired the entirety of the shares in MountainPeak Trading Limited, a holding company owned by billionaire Teddy Sagi,  for 285 million euros ($316 More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Theodore Bikel Dies At 91

– – Theodore Meir Bikel, a legendary actor and musician, has died at the age of 91. He was born in Austria and named for Theodore Herzl. His family fled their native land for Israel in 1938 after More...

JNS On Monday, May 11th, 2015

Austrian Catholic and Protestant churches apologize for anti-Semitism

The Catholic and Protestant churches in Austria have apologized for their anti-Semitism during and prior to the Holocaust. The two churches issued two separate apologies on Friday, the day Austria commemorated More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Teddy Sagi’s SafeCharge revenues up 78% to $76.9 million in 2014

Teddy Sagi’s SafeCharge International (LSE: SCH) , a global provider of payment services for online and mobile businesses since 2007, has substantially hikes FY pretax profit to $16.3 million, from More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Carl Djerassi, Developer of the Oral Contraceptive, Dies at 91

Carl Djerassi, a chemist whose research resulted in the development of the oral contraceptive, did extensive work on the structure of steroids and also patented one of the first antihistamines, passed More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 30th, 2015

EU Renews Russian Sanctions With No Opposition From Greece

  After rebels in the Ukraine shelled the city of Mariupol, killing 30 last week, the European Union has been in discussions to renew sanctions against Russia prior to their expiration. Russia was implicitly More...

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