Commemoration of the November Progrom: Israel, Germany and Austria Promote Peace

Lifestyle & TravelCulture ♦ Published: November 10, 2020; 22:25 ♦ (Vindobona)

To commemorate the November pogrom on November 9, 1938, Federal President Van der Bellen, together with his Israeli and German counterparts, sent a memorial message. Together they want to fight against anti-Semitism and promote peace and security for Jewish communities.

Israel's President Rivlin (left) and his Austrian counterpart Van der Bellen (right) at a meeting in 2018. / Picture: © / Carina Karlovits / HBF

To commemorate the November pogrom of November 9, 1938, Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, Austria's President Alexander Van der Bellen and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier have invited to take part in the official Israeli commemoration ceremony.

In advance, they send a joint commemorative message: …