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        5/1/2011, Nissan 27, 5771

      Govt. to Refurbish Auschwitz's Barracks 27

      In its weekly cabinet meeting, the government on Sunday allocated NIS 25 million for the refurbishing of Auschwitz-Birkenau's Barracks 27, the Jewish memorial at the concentration and death camp. Work on refurbishing the site will begin in the coming days.

      During the discussion, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that new exhibits at the site should “ stress the role of Israel and the IDF in order that we learn from this memorial lessons for the future.”