May 21, 1804

Ordinance issued by the Lower-Austrian Government [Austria]: “Since Jewish children do not possess religious freedom here and have no authorized religion teachers, the teaching of religion has to be left up to the parents. That is why the space for the grade for religion in their school reports has to remain blank.”
Braumüller, Wilhelm: Urkunden und Akten zur Geschichte der Juden in Wien. Erste Abteilung. Allgemeiner Teil 1526-1847. Zweiter Band. (Wien) 1918. p. 119, Wolf, Gerson.: Geschichte der Juden in Wien. (1156-1876) p. 128, Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 2/19/2016