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June 21, 2001
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A scandal erupted in Ukraine, where workers from Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial chiseled fragments from a newly discovered series of wall paintings. Yad Vashem officials claimed the right to the paintings by Bruno Schulz, a Polish Jewish writer who perished in the Holocaust, but Ukrainian officials denied they ever granted Yad Vashem permission to take the art to Israel.

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