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Polish Jewish leader quits Auschwitz museum board over former PM's appointment

Polish Jewish leader quits Auschwitz museum board over former PM's appointment

Stanisław Krajewski quits International Auschwitz Council over appointment of former PM Beata Szydlo, citing 'politicization.'Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 14/04/2021 21:29
Etsy removes ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt from its online store

Etsy removes ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt from its online store

Internet marketplace Esty removes 'Camp Auschwitz' shirt following criticism from Auschwitz Museum.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 13/01/2021 14:30
Group set up by German soccer stars donates $80,000 to Auschwitz museum

Group set up by German soccer stars donates $80,000 to Auschwitz museum

'Auschwitz is part of our history, its memory is omnipresent,' WeKickCorona says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 15/08/2020 20:31
Auschwitz memorial and museum will reopen to visitors on July 1

Auschwitz memorial and museum will reopen to visitors on July 1

Auschwitz announces reopening, in accordance with coronavirus guidelines intended to enforce social distancing.Marcy Oster, JTA, 19/06/2020 07:45
Record number of people visit Auschwitz

Record number of people visit Auschwitz

2.15 million people visited Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in 2018, says Auschwitz museum.Elad Benari, 06/01/2019 03:58
Vandals scrawl nationalistic slogans on Auschwitz guide's door

Vandals scrawl nationalistic slogans on Auschwitz guide's door

'Poland for Poles' and other nationalistic slogans scrawled on door of Italian guide at Auschwitz Museum.JTA, 05/03/2018 10:09
Auschwitz Museum says 'no' to Pokemon Go

Auschwitz Museum says 'no' to Pokemon Go

Auschwitz Museum in Poland asks makers of new Pokemon game to block players at the former Nazi camp.Ben Ariel, 14/07/2016 03:15
Jewelry found inside mug at Auschwitz Museum

Jewelry found inside mug at Auschwitz Museum

Curators at the Auschwitz museum find a gold ring and necklace inside an enamel mug on exhibit at the museum.Ben Ariel, 19/05/2016 04:13
Record Number of People Visited Auschwitz in 2014

Record Number of People Visited Auschwitz in 2014

More than 1.5 million people from around the world visited the grounds of Auschwitz-Birkenau in 2014, says the Auschwitz museum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2015 02:45
Vatican Pledges 100K Euros To Auschwitz Museum

Vatican Pledges 100K Euros To Auschwitz Museum

Donation to help upkeep for death camp's preservation - and save the Vatican's image.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2014 19:03
Auschwitz Museum Hit By Theft, Vandalism

Auschwitz Museum Hit By Theft, Vandalism

Museum officials left scrambling to cope with visitors scrawling their names, taking 'souvenirs' from death camp.Tova Dvorin, 06/05/2014 16:15
Auschwitz Museum Launches Programs in Farsi

Auschwitz Museum Launches Programs in Farsi

Auschwitz museum launches online Holocaust awareness programs in Arabic and Farsi.Elad Benari, 21/01/2014 06:15