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Jewish museums matter!

Congratulations to the Jewish Museum Hohenems, which has received this year’s Austrian Museum Prize!
12. September 2022 | Barbara Staudinger
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In memory of Lily Renée (1921–2022)

More than 101 years ago, Lily Renée, later celebrated as a pioneer of female comics artists, was born as Lily Renée Willheim in Vienna. She passed away in New York on August 24 of this year.
29. August 2022 | Sabine Apostolo & Michael Freund
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“How does Motta do that?”

Milanese expertise for Café Arabia
08. August 2022 | Sabine Apostolo
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Awarding of the Austrian Ecolabel to the Jewish Museum Vienna

The Jewish Museum Vienna has been awarded the Austrian Ecolabel in the Green Museums category.
28. July 2022 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Annual ticket offer in July!

Buy our annual ticket for € 28,-. Only until July, 31!
01. July 2022 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Rothschild family members visit the Jewish Museum Vienna

On May 19, 2022, descendants of the Viennese branch of the Rothschilds visited the exhibition The Vienna Rothschilds. A Thriller, which runs at the Dorotheergasse Museum until June 5.
20. May 2022 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Tutte le direzioni

What connects "Without a Home" and "Espresso at last!"
04. May 2022 | Sabine Apostolo
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About near and far

With some knowledge of history, the fact that “Ukraine” appears seventy-four times in the inventory of the Jewish Museum Vienna may not come as a surprise.
22. April 2022 | Hannah Landsmann
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Jewish Museum Vienna awards the Max and Trude Berger Prize

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.
28. March 2022 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Free entry to the museum for people from Ukraine

With a Ukrainian passport or a corresponding Ukrainian travel document, all affected persons receive free museum tickets.
24. March 2022 | Jüdisches Museum Wien

Out and about in Our City! – Döbling

Inside & outside – in, out and about in the Jewish Museum Vienna
02. March 2022 | Hannah Landsmann
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The Vienna Rothschilds – On the Design of the Exhibition

We did not want to do a historical exhibition.
15. February 2022 | Schuberth und Schuberth
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Nomination for the European Museum of the Year Award

We are very pleased to be nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2022!
08. February 2022 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Brigitte Kowanz (1957-2022)

The Jewish Museum Vienna mourns the passing of Brigitte Kowanz.
31. January 2022 | Danielle Spera
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Jewish Museum Vienna receives restituted masterpiece of Viennese Romanticism as a gift

The restituted drawing Bildnis eines vornehmen Herren was donated to the Jewish Museum Vienna.
21. January 2022 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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The Sphinx and the Crocodile

A conversation in "The Viennese Rothschilds" exhibition
13. January 2022 | Hannah Landsmann
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Out and about in "Our City!" - Leopoldstadt

With stitch and thread. A walk between yesterday and today
03. January 2022 | Hannah Landsmann
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Christmas in the archive

Would you think that the term “Christmas” even appears in the inventory system of a Jewish museum ?
22. December 2021 | Hannah Landsmann
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We are open as of December 12!

As of Sunday, December 12, the Jewish Museum Vienna opens again.
09. December 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Chrismukkah annual ticket offer as of December 1

Purchase our annual ticket for only € 28,- until December 31, 2021.
01. December 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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“Chanukkah Sameach.” Jewish Museum Vienna introduces a new virtual exhibition on Google Arts & Culture

The virtual show on Google Arts & Culture is dedicated to the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.
29. November 2021 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Museum currently closed

Due to the current restrictions in regards to the containment of Covid-19 both museum locations, Museum Dorotheergasse and Museum Judenplatz, are closed until further notice.
22. November 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Visit the museum from the comfort of your own home

Despite the lockdown, we are still for you! Experience our exhibitions and much more on our online media channels.
19. November 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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“Tomorrow becomes today and today becomes yesterday.”

On the 100th birthday of Helga and Ilse Aichinger
01. November 2021 | Sabine Apostolo
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Letters from Hollywood

Rarities from the Hedy Lamarr Estate
26. October 2021 | Caitlin Gura-Redl
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Bettina Rothschild

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
14. October 2021 | Caitlin Gura-Redl & Tom Juncker
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A brilliant fundraising soirée in the presence of Hans Kelsen’s descendants

On October 11, 2021, on the 140th birthday of the architect of the Austrian Constitution, Hans Kelsen, the Jewish Museum Vienna held a fundraising soirée at the Juridicum of the University of Vienna.
12. October 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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“In Honor of the Torah.” New virtual exhibition on Google Arts & Culture

The new online exhibition, “In Honor of the Torah,” features objects from the museum’s collection that are used to decorate the Torah, but also Torah scrolls from the museum archive.
14. September 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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The Jewish Museum Vienna and the Austrian Ministry of Defense make restitution to the Ephrussi family possible

Thanks to research on “The Ephrussis. Travel in Time” exhibition held in 2019, the painting located at the Museum of Military History has now been restituted.
01. September 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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“Before I learn another profession, I’d rather learn Hebrew!”

Stella Kadmon in Tel Aviv.
09. August 2021 | Sabine Apostolo
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Olympics at the Jewish Museum Vienna

Only eight hits in the museum inventory? Is the Jewish Museum Vienna really that unathletic? By no means!
28. July 2021 | Hannah Landsmann
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A Jewish Valentine’s Day in summer

On the 15th of Av, in Hebrew “Tu B’Av,” love is celebrated in the Jewish calendar.
23. July 2021 | Hannah Landsmann
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Caffeine on Kohlmarkt

The Story of Alfred Weiss and His Café, Coffee (and Tea) Arabia.
12. July 2021 | Michael Freund
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After the men’s European championship is before the women’s European championship - a look forward with a look back

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.
06. July 2021 | Agnes Meisinger
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Out and about in "Our City!" - Josefstadt

A municipal housing estate now stands at the site of the synagogue consecrated and opened in 1903 at Neudeggergasse 12 in Vienna’s eight district.
10. June 2021 | Hannah Landsmann
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Robert Brande (1944 - 2021)

The Jewish Museum Vienna mourns the loss of Dr. Robert Brande.
26. May 2021 | Danielle Spera
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Finally guided tours and a visit to Café Eskeles again!

As of today, May 19, our Café Eskeles is open and the cultural education team will be able to accompany you through all exhibitions again!
18. May 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Dear Doctor...

Wishing living persons a happy birthday is common practice, but as an explorer of the soul, will it not seem particularly strange to you that one writes letters to the dead?
06. May 2021 | Hannah Landsmann
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Welcome back to the museum

We are happy to welcome you back at both museum locations from May 3!
30. April 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Out and about in "Our City!" - Währing

The incorporated suburbs of Währing, Weinhaus, Gersthof, Pötzleinsdorf, Neustift am Walde and Salmannsdorf have been part of the Währing district since 1892.
07. April 2021 | Hannah Landsmann
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Museum currently closed

Due to the current restrictions in regards to the containment of Covid-19 both museum locations, Museum Dorotheergasse and Museum Judenplatz, have to remain closed until approximately May 2.
01. April 2021 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Passover and Matzos

From March 27 to April 4, 2021, Jewish women and men all over the world celebrate the Passover festival, commemorating the Exodus from Egypt and the liberation from Egyptian slavery.
24. March 2021 | Hannah Landsmann
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Three with a Pen on a Journey

From March 11, the exhibition "Three with a Pen" can be visited in the Austrian Cultural Forum New York. In this blog curator Sabine Bergler talks about the three protagonists and travelling...
02. March 2021 | Sabine Apostolo
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Cycling in Shanghai

Because of the museum´s closure the rickshaw and Victoria Blitz are a little bit bored. Hence they are talking about the exhibition "Little Vienna" once again...
04. February 2021 | Hannah Landsmann
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About Searching and Finding

26. January 2021 | Hannah Landsmann
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Arik Brauer (1929-2021)

The Jewish Museum Vienna mourns the passing of Arik Brauer...
25. January 2021 | Danielle Spera
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Between Vienna and Shanghai

This blog leads Hannah Landsmann to the Shanghai exhibition, where she introduces the Grauaug family...
20. January 2021 | Hannah Landsmann
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21. December 2020 | Hannah Landsmann
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Museum currently closed

02. October 2020 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Further information for your visit

11. August 2020 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Further information for your visit

27. May 2020 | Jüdisches Museum Wien

Élie-Anatole Pavil and Charles Ephrussi

20. May 2020 | Gabriele Kohlbauer-Fritz
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What you wouldn’t see otherwise or Tanuki writes a letter

Dear Mr. Ephrussi, Dear Viktor, you would never have thought that a netsuke, a Japanese something to fasten the sagemono to the kimono belt, would ever write to you, would you?...
13. May 2020 | Hannah Landsmann
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Hedy Mandl at the Opera Ball

04. May 2020 | Andrea Winklbauer
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The museum opens on May 31!

30. April 2020 | Jüdisches Museum Wien

Shabbat Shalom!

| Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Rosh Hashana

| Hannah Landsmann
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Yom Kippur

| Hannah Landsmann