What happens when we forget to remember?

Hakoah Vienna

The Vienna Project – 38 Sites of Holocaust Remembrance

Hakoah Vereinslokal/Hakoah Club – until 1938 a prosperous Jewish sports club
From www.theviennaproject.org: “Many sports and gymnastics organizations had, towards the end of the 19th century, introduced so-called “Aryan paragraph” regulations. In response, the Jewish sports club “Hakoah” was founded in 1909. Hakoah (the word means “strength” in Hebrew) won many titles, prizes, championships and medals. In 1938 Hokoah was broken up by the Nazis, its sports facilities and locations confiscated. Many Hakoans were able to save themselves by fleeing to foreign countries, nevertheless at least 37 of the athletes were among those murdered.”

Hakoah
Wiesingerstraße 11
1010 Wien

Photo
Vienna 2016

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