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New Attacks on Jewish Students Occur at Vienna University

June 4, 1929
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Three Jewish students were injured in new excesses started by members of the anti-Semitic Hakenkreuzler organization at the University of Vienna on Saturday.

The Hakenkreuzler students attempted to drive the Jewish students out of the University, shouting “Out with the Jews.” “Germanism awake, Judea perish.” The cause for the disturbance was the anti-Semitic students placing in the University hall a display case containing pictures to show “inferior brother races.” Next to pictures of negroes, the anti-Semites placed pictures of East European Jews, against which the Jewish student organization protested. The University authorities ordered the removal of the pictures.

An aftermath of the disturbance at the University was a riot in the students’ cafe, where the Hakenkrenzler students insulted the Jewish students and declined to accept a challenge to fight, declaring that the Jews are not “satisfaktionsfaehig.” Thereupon, the insulted Jewish students made an attack and a general riot developed. At the University order was not disturbed on Monday.

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