Netanyahu helps dedicate upgraded Holocaust exhibit at Auschwitz

tags: Communism, Holocaust, Israel, Poland, Auschwitz, Binyamin Netanyahu



OSWIECIM, Poland —For decades, the Communist-era memorial to Jewish victims at the barracks known as Block 27 in the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex of death camps stood dilapidated and mostly ignored.

“No one visited. They opened the doors, that was it,” said Avner Shalev, chairman of Yad Vashem, Israel’s vast and authoritative Holocaust memorial museum and research center.

Key artifacts had gone missing. The history presented in the signage was inaccurate, at best, and dominated by Soviet propaganda....



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