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Secretary General Hannah Lessing on the Death of Moshe Hans Jahoda: “We Have Not Only Lost an Important Partner but Also a Dear Friend”

“Thanks to his tireless work we managed to provide many survivors with the help and support that they desperately needed in their twilight years. We have not only lost an important partner but also a dear friend,” said the Secretary General of the National Fund, Hannah Lessing.

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Book presentation "Exile in Asia"

On Tuesday 1 December 2015 at 6.30 pm the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism in cooperation with the MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Modern Art invites you to the MAK FORUM for the presentation of volume 4 of the National Fund’s series "Lives …

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"Don't be a bystander in the face of injustice"

On 12 November 2015 the Secretary General of the National Fund Hannah Lessing was presented the Rosa Jochmann Plaque by the Minister of Education Gabriele Heinisch Hosek. The plaque is awarded by the board of the Federation of Social Democratic Freedom Fighters, Victims of Fascism and Active …

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Ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the National Fund

Ceremony at the Austrian Parliament celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism
On 29 October 2015 the President of the National Council Doris Bures invited guests to a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the National Fund, held in the assembly hall of the National Council at the parliament. Following a welcome by Doris Bures and words of introduction by Secretary General …

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20th Anniversary of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria

The National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism was established 20 years ago by the Republic as a late sign of acknowledgement of the shared responsibility of Austrian citizens in Nazi crimes. Since then, the National Fund has offered symbolic acknowledgement of the …

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