Marietta and Friedrich Torberg Medal

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Marietta and Friedrich Torberg Medal

The Marietta and Friedrich Torberg Medal (until 2002 named Friedrich Torberg Medal) is an award given by the Vienna Israelite Community. It is awarded to personalities and initiatives campaigning against antisemitism, racism, and the strengthening of the national socialism.

The Award[edit]

The Marietta and Friedrich Torberg medal honors the remembrance of a renowned author, a great humanitarian, and a dedicated fighter against national socialism, communism and totalitarian systems. This medal also honors Torberg’s legacy, the remembrance of those Jewish people who perished and who shaped Vienna so decisively. The Marietta and Friedrich Torberg medal is given to personalities who dedicatedly fight for an open and vibrant democracy in Austria, who fight against an awakening of the past, and that the past cannot be forgotten.

Recipients[edit]

1987
1990
  • Siegfried Reingruber and Hermann Reitmajer
1995
  • Students and teachers of Gymnasium Friesgasse
1997
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2005
2007
2008
  • Georg Haber
2010
2011
2012
2013
2015
2016

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