Austria donates $8 million to Holocaust fund


(JTA) — Austria’s parliament agreed to contribute 6 million euros ($8 million) to help preserve a memorial to Holocaust victims at Auschwitz.

The donation is part of a 120 million euro effort, spearheaded by the Polish government, to preserve the Auschwitz camp where more than 1 million people, most of them Jews, died during World War II.

Germany has already agreed to donate 60 million euros ($80 million), The Associated Press reported.

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