2016

Secretary General Hannah Lessing Receives the Max and Trude Berger Prize from Vienna’s Jewish Museum

On Tuesday 6 December 2016, the Secretary General of the National Fund for Victims of National Socialism, Hannah Lessing, received the Max and Trude Berger Prize for exceptional services to the Jewish Museum, Vienna. The Israeli ambassador to Austria was also present at the award ceremony and held …

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IHRA Plenary Meeting in Bucharest

The first plenary meeting of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) under Romanian chairmanship is taking place in Bucharest from 23 to 26 May 2016.

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Commemorating the victims of National Socialism who lived at Neutorgasse 15

On 4 May 2016 a commemoration ceremony was held at Neutorgasse 15 in the 1st District of Vienna during which a memorial plaque remembering the victims of National Socialism was unveiled in the presence of the Israeli Ambassador, representatives of the Jewish Community Vienna, the National Fund of …

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The National Fund mourns the loss of Board of Trustees Member Rudolf Sarközi

"The death of Professor Rudolf Sarközi marks the loss of a tireless campaigner for the Roma and Sinti and their right to be recognized as an ethnic group and as victims of National Socialism in Austria", reflected Hannah Lessing, Secretary General of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria.

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