German Chancellor Merkel Pledged $66 Million (60 million Euros) to Auschwitz Museum #germany #holocaust


Jan Meisels Allen
 

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in her visit to Auschwitz pledged $66 million USD or 60 Million Euros to fund its memorial museum.  The funds, half from Germany’s federal government and half from the regional governments, will help the 10-year-old Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation toward its goal of raising 120 million euro, or $133 million.

 

To read more see: https://www.jta.org/quick-reads/angela-merkel-announces-60m-donation-to-auschwitz-museum

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

 

 

 

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