02.05.2011 28.Nisan, 5771 Holocaust-Tag; Tag 13 des Omer
In the course of the remodeling, preservation work will be carried out on the 1,000 square meter historic building in which the exhibits are displayed; an entirely new museum display will be developed on the genocide of the Jews.
Israel will provide NIS 32 million for remodeling and preservation of the museum display at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland. The commitment was announced yesterday by Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar at the cabinet's weekly meeting.
"Transmitting the memory of the Holocaust is a legacy to our people," Sa'ar said, adding: "The memory of the horrors of the Holocaust reinforces the significance of the establishment and existence of the State of Israel, the state of the Jews."…