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Israelitische Allianz zu Wien
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An organization founded in 1873 that saw its sphere of activity chiefly in the eastern regions of the Habsburg Empire and the neighboring Eastern European countries. The Israelitische Allianz zu Wien campaigned for the propagation of modern education and emancipation. In the face of extreme crisis situations, it also organized help for Jewish emigrants. Supported by the reform-oriented Jewish religious community of Vienna, the association aspired to lead a strengthened and united Habsburg Jewry…

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Siegel, Björn, “Israelitische Allianz zu Wien”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 29 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0337>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106

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