Lorenzo Da Ponte, librettist.
Bruno Kreisky and his “lousy people.”
Joseph Roth’s flight without end.
“As lighthearted as a sermon by Jonathan Edwards and as relaxed as a vacation to Putin’s Moscow.”
“I can heartily recommend the Gestapo to everyone.”
“They mean to burn our books, and us along with them.”
“A sign of my appreciation towards . . . the poet and fighter for our people’s human rights.”
Yeshiva University students joined the Viennese Jewish community’s humanitarian efforts.
“A parable of anti-Semitism.”
Stefan Zweig was a reasonable man. But Herzl saw that the age to come was not going to be reasonable.
“A drunken madman has taken hold of the world’s rudder and is sending us zigzagging into the abyss.”
Used to reinforce the walls against Ottoman invasion.