Jewish Life in Austria and Germany Since 1945: Identity and Communal Reconstruction

November 15, 2016

Based on published primary and secondary materials and oral interviews with some eighty communal and organizational leaders, experts and scholars, this book provides a comparative account of the reconstruction of Jewish communal life in both Germany and in Austria (where 98% live in the capital, Vienna) after 1945. Susanne Cohen-Weisz, researcher of Jewish communal developments in Europe, explains the process of reconstruction over the next six decades, and its results in each country.

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