Tablets of gold were found in Halbturn, Austria dating back 1,700 years ago. On the gold tablets is written Jewish prayers in roman letters. On the left tablet it says the first passuk of Shema, "Shema Israel HaShem Elokeinu HaShem Echad".
According to Austrian investigators from the Austria University, this is the most ancient proof that Jews lived 1,700 years ago in this part of Europe.
Haredi newspaper "Yom Chadash"