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S. Mühsam, Ph.D.

Chief Rabbi, Gratz, Styria, Austria.

Contributions:
FÜRSTENFELD – Town in Styria, Austria. Jews began to settle there in 1278, Rudolph of Habsburg having granted (1277) to its inhabitants the usual franchises and rights of trade, and confirmed to the Jews the letter of privileges granted them...
JUDENBURG – Arms of the Jews of Judenburg.One of the oldest cities of Styria, Austria; the ancient Idunum. The name of Judenburg occurs in a document of 1075. Then there were many Jews in the district; Jews probably had been living there...