Buenos Aires marks the Holocaust


Politicians, Jewish leaders and survivors marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Buenos Aires.

David Galante, a Holocaust survivor, told the crowded event Monday at the Buenos Aires National Bank that he still recalls dying people saying to him: “Do not give up, David. At least live to tell the world what happened here.”

Aldo Donzis, the president of the DAIA Jewish political umbrella organization, was among the speakers along with the Argentine ministers of education and justice.

Graciela Jinich, the director of the Buenos Aires Holocaust museum, stressed that the commemoration is a message for the future generations.

Estela Carlotto, the president of a human rights organization that tries to find children abducted during the dictator government of Jorge Rafael Videla from 1976 to 1981, said she was moved by the survivors’ persistence and unwavering determination.




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