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»Judenxandl und Stadtpelz.« Die vergessenen jüdischen Funktionäre des First Vienna Football Club 1894

Alexander Juraske
From the journal Aschkenas

Abstract

Apart from SC Hakoah and the Amateure (later Austria) no other Viennese football club of the first division had more Jewish members (sportsmen/sportswomen and officials) than the »First Vienna Football Club 1894«. In the period between the foundation of the club in 1894 and the National Socialist assumption of power in Austria in 1938, one third of the officials and many of the football players of the First Vienna Football Club – who were the pioneers of Austrian football – were Jews or Jewish converts. Jews especially dominated in the Club’s leading positions and important functions. The First Vienna Football Club has not yet been researched in detail, which means that most academics remain unaware of the high level of Jewish participation in it. My paper aims at closing this knowledge gap and looks at the reasons for the substantial participation of Jews in the football club.

Biographische Angaben

Alexander Juraske, geb. 1974 in Wien, Dr. phil. Studium der Geschichte/Alten Geschichte in Wien und Athen, 2008–2011 Lehrtätigkeit am Institut für Alte Geschichte, Universität Wien, 2011 Promotion, seit 2012 ständiger Mitarbeiter Fußballmagazin Ballesterer, zwischen 2013–2016 wissenschaftlicher Projektmitarbeiter »Jüdische Sportfunktionäre im Wien der Zwischenkriegszeit« an der Universität für angewandte Kunst in Wien.

Online erschienen: 2017-5-23
Erschienen im Druck: 2017-6-27

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