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General information on Jewish Cemeteries in Austria

Jewish cemeteries are special places of remembrance and many of them are of particular cultural and historical value. During the National Socialist era, countless graves were destroyed, the names of the dead extinguished. more...


Establishment of the Fund for the Restoration of the Jewish Cemeteries in Austria

In 2001, the Austrian Federal Government and the Government of the United States of America signed the "Washington Agreement". This agreement on the settlement of open questions of compensation and restitution for victims of National Socialism also stipulated Austria's obligation under international law to restore and maintain known and unknown Jewish cemeteries in Austria. more...


The organs of the Fund

The Fund is established with the National Council and its administration was transferred to the "National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism". more...


The distribution of the money

It is estimated that, in total, 40 million Euros will be required for the restoration of all Jewish cemeteries. Over a period of 20 years, the Federation will annually allocate an amount of one million Euros to the Fund. more...


Current restoration projects

On 20 June 2011, the first funding was resolved in Parliament for urgent conservation work on the Jewish cemeteries in Deutschkreutz and Stockerau. The funding approved for both cemeteries amounted to approx. 97,490 Euros. more...



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