A Hare and an Inheritance, Once Hidden, at the Jewish Museum

Lovers of Edmund de Waal’s book can get close to that netsuke in a compelling show of objects that endured across a century of violence, discrimination and dispossession.

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At New Year’s in Vienna, Everything Old Is New Again

The Vienna Philharmonic’s annual performance brings to light memories and traditions, both bright and dark.

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As Virus Cases Rise in Europe, an Economic Toll Returns

A series of restrictions, including a lockdown in Austria, is expected to put a brake on economic growth.

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As Hopes for Nuclear Deal Fade, Iran Rebuilds and Risks Grow

With Iran’s new administration preparing for its first international nuclear negotiations, there are signs that there will be no going back to the 2015 agreement.

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Thousands in Austria Protest Covid Lockdown and Vaccine Mandate

The protests were largely peaceful, but as dusk fell over the Austrian capital, skirmishes broke out between officers and groups of demonstrators.

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OnlyFans May Be a Refuge for Nude Fine Art

The Vienna Tourist Board has joined the adults-only site to display artworks that other social platforms have censored.

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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Resigns

After insisting he would remain in office amid a criminal investigation, Sebastian Kurz announced he would step aside to resolve a government crisis.

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U.S. and Iran Want to Restore the Nuclear Deal. They Disagree Deeply on What That Means.

After five weeks of diplomatic shadow boxing, it is clear that the old agreement no longer works for Tehran or Washington, except as a steppingstone.

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How to Make Schnitzel

J. Kenji López-Alt was looking for the secret to an evenly golden, puffed schnitzel. He found it, and his recipe puts a new spin on an Austrian technique.

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For Vienna Philharmonic, 2020 Was a Year to ‘Be Pioneers’

The pandemic has pushed the Vienna Philharmonic to experiment while protecting its musicians and audience, and preserving its signature sound.

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Dancing by Herself: When the Waltz Went Solo

Grete Wiesenthal, a ballet-trained Viennese dancer, made the waltz modern and a vehicle for solo expression.

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Austria’s Leader Seeks Crackdown on Islamist Terrorism After Attack

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced a set of legislative proposals that would make it easier to keep terrorists behind bars, close mosques and clamp down on funding for terrorists.

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Vienna Reels From a Rare Terrorist Attack

The gunman, who killed four people and wounded 23, had been arrested for trying to join ISIS, raising questions about whether he should have been closely watched.

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Vienna Shooting Live Updates: 4 Dead in Attack by ‘ISIS Sympathizer’

A gunman was killed, and the authorities were searching for possible accomplices, but the police suggested that the man acted alone.

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Vienna Shooting Attack: Live Updates

The Austrian leader described the gunmen as terrorists, but no motive has emerged. At least one attacker was still at large.

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Vienna Terrorist Attack Leaves at Least 2 Dead and 15 Wounded

Several assailants with rifles opened fire in the historic heart of the city, and the police killed one of them. There was no official word on a motive.

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Vienna Shooting Live Updates: City Center in Chaos After ‘Terrorist Attack’

Several people were reported injured in the shooting Monday night in the heart of Austria’s capital. The country’s interior minister called it a terrorist attack.

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Dance Companies Take Baby Steps Back to Rehearsal

Ballet and contemporary performers across Europe are returning to work in a different world, with masks, liability waivers and no touching.

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