Federal Minister Edtstadler Promises Action Plan Against Anti-Semitism

Lifestyle & TravelCulture ♦ Published: August 26, 2020; 17:12 ♦ (Vindobona)

Karoline Edtstadler, Federal Minister of Austria for the EU and Constitution, introduced an action plan that will be implemented in the fall. This plan will comprise about 30 measures to fight ongoing anti-Semitism.

Federal Minister Edtstadler wants to tackle anti-Semitism with multiple measures. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Andy Wenzel

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On the occasion of the recent anti-Semitic attacks on the synagogue in Graz and on the president of the Jewish community, Elie Rosen, Federal Minister Karoline Edtstadler announced a national action plan against anti-Semitism for the fall:

"Jewish life is an essential part of Austrian intellectual and cultural history. In addition, Austria has a special historical responsibility …