Tagged All Saints Day

In Austria, an annual cleanup of a Jewish cemetery on a Catholic holiday

Niki Kunrath, a non-Jew from Vienna, clears out cut branches from the city's Waehringer Jewish Cemetery, Nov. 1, 2016. (Tina Walzer)

(JTA) — As she prepared to take inventory of one of Vienna’s oldest and least-known Jewish cemeteries, historian Tina Walzer anticipated many genealogical twists and archaeological challenges. But upon entering the Waehringer Cemetery in 2008, Walzer quickly saw that before she could even begin her research, she would first need to… Read more »