Anti-Semitism in Austrian Universities

[Institute for Global Jewish Affairs] Ruth Contreras - Anti-Israelism and anti-Semitism are not mainstream at Austrian universities, yet a number of extreme left and extreme right organizations are active on campus and individual academics promote anti-Israel positions. This is in line with similar phenomena in Austrian society and politics, as well as with the false self-perception of many Austrians that their country was the first victim of the National Socialists. The writer is the European coordinator for Scholars for Peace in the Middle East.

2008-09-19 01:00:00

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