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Germany to host anti-Semitism exhibit

Germany’s Foreign Ministry will open a new exhibit on contemporary European anti-Semitism.

The exhibition, titled “Anti-Semitism? Anti-Zionism? Criticism of Israel?,” will be on display starting Wednesday in the ministry’s courtyard in Berlin. Later it will move to the Technical University of Berlin and elsewhere in Germany .

A joint effort of the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Israel and the Center for Anti-Semitism Studies at the Technical University, the show presents the history of Jewish life in Europe and the history of anti-Semitism. The exhibit also focuses on anti-Semitic incidents in Europe over the last decade.

Among the speakers at the opening ceremony will be Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev and Professor Wolfgang Benz, director of the Technical University’s Center for Anti-Semitism Studies. The exhibit is being funded by Germany ‘s Center for Political Education.

 
 

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