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Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on Vienna street vandalized

(JTA) – An exhibit of photos of Holocaust survivors lining a major street in downtown Vienna was vandalized with swastikas. Some of the portraits also were damaged with knives, The Associated Press reported, citing the Austrian national broadcaster ORF. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called for an immediate investigation into what he called the “antisemitic desecration.” Austrian Jewish leader Oskar Deutch in a tweet called the vandalism “an attack on all of Austria.”

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