Tag Archives: University of Vienna Medical School

Crowdfunding Freud: Help Give Vienna’s Most Famous Jew His Due

Crowdfunding Freud: Help Give Vienna’s Most Famous Jew His Due

In his introduction to Berggasse 19, a compilation of photographs that Edmund Engelman took of Sigmund Freud’s home and office just before the father of psychoanalysis fled Nazi-occupied Vienna, biographer Peter Gay detailed Freud’s symbolic absence from Austria’s capital after World War II. Noting the lack of tourist brochures,  street names, and statues celebrating FreudContinue Reading

Ezriel Kornmehl Seeks Out Sigmund Freud

Ezriel Kornmehl Seeks Out Sigmund Freud

Earlier this week, I returned to the story of Ezriel Kornmehl, introducing his parents and siblings — and throwing in a little celebrity glitter. Today I take him from his birth in Tarnow, Poland, to the start and completion of his education in Vienna. From high school to med school Ezriel was born in 1891Continue Reading