Reception for Holocaust Survivors in the Austrian Parliament: "Never again!"

PeopleOther ♦ Published: November 9, 2018; 16:54 ♦ (Vindobona)

Rabbi Arthur Schneier from New York, speaking at the reception for Holocaust survivors in parliament, called for a common commitment to "Never again" and to live together in peace and mutual respect.

Rabbi Arthur Schneier (left): "Only together can we overcome hatred!" / Picture: © Parlamentsdirektion / Johannes Zinner

Rabbi Arthur Schneier, born in Vienna, survived the war in Hungary with his mother.

His grandfather, Joseph Schneier, was deported to Theresienstadt in 1941 and from there to a death camp near Lublin.

His grandparents in Hungary, who were deported in 1944, died in Auschwitz-Birkenau. "If I want to visit their graves, I must visit the crematoria there," said Rabbi…