Tag Archives: austria

Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Jews Forced by Nazis to Scrub a Street in Vienna

Nazis in Vienna force Jews to scrub a street as non-Jewish spectators look on: Source: U.S. Holocaust Museum. Photograph is in the public domain.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

A Very Grimm Fairytale, Indeed: The Anti-Semitic Blood Libel Folk Story of Anderl von Rinn (also Known as “Andreas Oxner”) Appeared in One of the Earliest Editions of the Grimm Brothers’ “Fairytales” (Early 19th Century)

The first Christian “blood libel” story directed toward Jews is in the Gospel of Matthew (where the gospel writer claims that the Jewish crowd at Jesus’ trial, crying for his crucifixion, collectively called out to Pontius Pilate: “His blood be upon us and upon our children!”). Subsequent blood … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Survivors of Mauthausen Concentration Camp, Austria 1945

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Allied Footage of Mauthausen Concentration Camp, 1945

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment