Anti-Semitic Incidents Reaching Alarming Levels In Austria, With Concern Over Muslim Migrants

Numbers of anti-Semitic incidents are reaching historically high levels in Austria, according to a Jewish organisation concerned by the numbers of Muslim migrants. Anti-Semitic incidents in Austria grew by 82 per cent between 2014 and 2015, according to the Jewish community representative group Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde (IKG). The report presented by the IKG was collated by the non-governmental organisation ‘Forum Gegen Antisemitismus’ (Forum Against Anti-Semitism), reports the European Jewish Press. Oskar Deutsch (pictured above, left, with President of Austria Heinz Fischer), who is President of the IKG, stated that the significant increase in anti-Semitic incidents — from 255 in 2014, to 465 in 2015 — is partly accounted for

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