„Mein Lehrer, Mentor und Vorbild.“ Persönliche Erinnerungen an Simon Wiesenthal

Rede anlässlich der Jahrzeit-Veranstaltung für Simon Wiesenthal am 22. September 2020

  • Ariel Muzicant
Keywords: Simon Wiesenthal, Jewish Community of Vienna, Bruno Kreisky, postwar Vienna


On 20 September 2005, Simon Wiesenthal passed away. Fifteen years after his death, the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) and the Jewish Community of Vienna (IKG) commemorated the Jewish Austrian survivor, public persona, (re)searcher of Nazi crimes, and mentsh Simon Wiesenthal in a memorial walking tour in the City of Vienna (concept by Béla Rásky and Sandro Fasching). The presentations and talks delivered at the different landmarks of this memorial tour can be reread in this issue of S:I.M.O.N. (see the contribution in this issue Jahrzeit. Jorzajt. In memoriam Simon Wiesenthal 1908 – 2005. Ein Rundgang zum Nachlesen, https://doi.org/10.23777/SN.0220/EVE_VWIT01 and the whole event can be viewed on the VWI YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAMeuDxW5oA).