Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Jewish people call the Holocaust the Shoah, and survivors of the death camps make great efforts to ensure that it is not forgotten. DW's Tania Krämer joined an event in Tel Aviv in Israel.
The Auschwitz Museum plans to tour Europe and North America with a unique exhibition of items from the former Nazi death camp. More than one million people died at Auschwitz during the Holocaust.
Germany's foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel has arrived in Israel, where he joined in events marking Holocaust Remembrance Day. Gabriel is also due to meet with Israeli and Palestinian officials during his trip.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined the rest of his country in remembering victims of the genocide. The ceremonies will last until Monday evening.
Jewish organizations and politicians have expressed horror after Thuringian AfD leader Björn Höcke called for an end to the culture of Shoah remembrance. The timing of his remarks was particularly provocative.
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