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Hakoah Club Opens First Jewish Hut in Austrian Alps

In the presence of 2,000 Jewish sportsmen, religious and lay leaders of the Vienna Jewish Community, the Hakoah Sports Club today opened the first Jewish hut in the Austrian Alps at Semmering.

The hut was built for the use of both Jewish and non-Jewish mountaineers because the Austrian Alpine Club does not allow Jews to use its shelters.

Among those present at the opening ceremonies were Dr. David Feuchtwang, Chief Rabbi of Vienna, Dr. Desider Friedmann, president of the Vienna Jewish Community, and the mayor of Semmering.