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May 28, 2003
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A leading Canadian Jewish philanthropist will build a human rights museum in Canada that will include a room dedicated to the Holocaust. Modeled in part after the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington and the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, the Winnipeg museum, to be partially funded by a foundation headed by Israel Asper, founder of CanWest Global Communications, will feature a 21-story Tower of Hope and multiple exhibits focusing on the theme of racial, religious and sexual intolerance.

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