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BOOK PRESENTATION | The Compromise of Return

The ACFDC and the Austrian Embassy are proud to present the newest publication of Elizabeth Anthony, historian and director of Visiting Scholar Programs at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, "The Compromise of Return: Viennese Jews after the Holocaust (2021)".

A short introduction to the book by the author herself will be followed by a discussion between her and Prof. Michael Brenner, Seymour and Lillian Abensohn Chair in Israel Studies and director of the Center for Israel Studies at American University. The Austrian Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Martin Weiss, will give welcoming words.


This event will be held in a combined live and virtual format. The panelists will be personally on the stage at the Embassy, with a small in-person audience in the room. The presentation and talk will be live-streamed via Zoom Webinar for everyone joining from home.

Registrations for the live audience are limited to 40 people and reserved for fully vaccinated people only. Proof of vaccination will be required and checked at the entrance.

If your plans change and you cannot join us in-person, please cancel your Eventbrite reservation to give other guests the opportunity to register.

Guests registered for the online Zoom Webinar will receive a separate email with the link to the webinar a few days before the event.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
6:00 PM EST - 9:00 PM EST
Austrian Cultural Forum Washington
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The Compromise of Return

Viennese Jews after the Holocaust

Elizabeth Anthony

Explores the realities that Viennese Jews faced while reestablishing their lives upon returning home after the Holocaust.

Published: May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348383
Published: May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348130