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Karl Pfeifer (born 1928 in Baden bei Wien) and his parents fled Austria in 1938 to Hungary. In January 1943 he successfully escaped as one of 50 children after an adventurous way to Palestine, lived in a kibbutz, served from 1946 in the elite troop Palmach and in the Israeli army until 1950. In 1951 he returned to Austria. From 1982 to 1995 he was editor of the "Gemeinde", the official organ of the Jewish community Vienna and from 1990 until 2005 freelance contributor to Kol Israel Reshet Bet.

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Hungary: Zero Tolerance for Antisemitism?

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán repeatedly declares that in Hungary, there is zero tolerance for antisemitism. But recent opinion research among Jews in Hungary shows that...

Features

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Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

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World

‘The Canary in the Coalmine of Global Hatred’: UN Special Rappo...

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief presented his findings on the rise of antisemitism to the...

Israel

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Honors Late Queen Mother of Romania, Who Sa...

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday officially marked the reburial of Queen Mother Helen of Romania, also known as Helen...

Middle East

All US Troops Withdrawing from Syria Expected to Go to Western Iraq: Pentag...

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that all of the nearly 1,000 troops withdrawing from northern Syria are...

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