Row over barrack raises tensions between leading Holocaust museums

22.06.2012                      02.Tammus. 5772

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Row over barrack raises tensions between leading Holocaust museums

Negotiations over the return of barrack from Birkenau death camp have dragged on for the last two years.

A dispute over a barrack loaned by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is troubling relations between these two important Holocaust memorial institutions, and also stirring tension between American Jews and Polish officials….