Austria United in Remembrance: Joint Remembrance on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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In an impressive sign of solidarity and remembrance, representatives of the Jewish Community, Roma, Austria's political leaders, and members of the democratic opposition came together in Vienna to commemorate the millions of victims of the Shoah.

Andreas Sarközi, Claudia Prutscher, David Roet, Michael Galibov, Susanne Raab, Wolfgang Sobotka, Oskar Deutsch, Kai Jan Krainer, Judith Püringer and Karl Arthur Arlamovsky (f.l.t.r.). / Picture: © IKG/Schmidl

The ceremony, which took place in Vienna's Ostarrichipark at the Shoah Wall of Names memorial, was accompanied by moving musical contributions from musician Ferry Janoska and senior cantor Shmuel Barzilai.

Oskar Deutsch, President of the Jewish Community, emphasized the importance of remembering the Shoah as an obligation for the future and warned of the dangers of resurgent…