Set to open next year, Warsaw's new Jewish museum will be home to one of the world's most extensive exhibitions about the history of Jewish life. Organizers expect to welcome up to half a million visitors annually.
A newly reconstructed document written in 1944 by a Greek Jewish prisoner at Auschwitz tells of misery "the human mind can not imagine." The text was discovered buried in the ground at the Nazi extermination camp.
The famed Paris art museum's location in the United Arab Emirates will feature post-impressionist French art as well as Middle Eastern works from all eras. Critics have accused the Louvre of "selling its soul."
The German president has decried resurgent anti-Semitism in Germany and across Europe. His remarks came on the occasion of a ceremony in Augsburg to celebrate its 100-year-old synagogue.
The Jewish entrepreneur Max Rüdenberg was dispossessed by the Nazis. Hanover's Sprengel Museum has finally returned a valuable expressionist painting by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff he owned until the 1930s to his heirs.
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