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Auschwitz Museum and Memorial appeals for emergency funding

A sign reading "Stop!" in German and Polish is seen at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz - KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERSThe Auschwitz Museum and Memorial in Poland has launched an emergency appeal for funding, saying it faces an "unprecedented situation" owing to the effects of the pandemic lockdown.The…
bubmag
June 4, 2020
Auschwitz-Birkenau

The Ride Is Virtual, But the Journey Is Real

For the past seven years Jews and non-Jews from all over the world have participated in one can say without exaggerating the most inspiring bicycle ride in the world! Ride For The Living, a 60 mile one day ride from Auschwitz Birkenau to the JCC of Krakow, is literally a…
bubmag
June 4, 2020
Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz museum struggling for funds under lockdown

WARSAW — The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum was forced to launch an appeal for funding on Wednesday after two months under a coronavirus lockdown that saw revenue from visitors dry up. The site of Nazi Germany’s most notorious death camp normally draws more than two million visitors from across the globe each year.…
bubmag
June 3, 2020
Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz museum struggling for funds under lockdown

Warsaw (AFP) - The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum was forced to launch an appeal for funding on Wednesday after two months under a coronavirus lockdown that saw revenue from visitors dry up.The site of Nazi Germany's most notorious death camp normally draws more than two million visitors from across the globe each…
bubmag
June 3, 2020
Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz Memorial asks for donations as pandemic strains finances

FILE PHOTO: The site of the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz is pictured during the ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camp and International Holocaust Victims Remembrance Day, in Oswiecim, Poland, January 27, 2020. REUTERS/Nora Savosnick/File PhotoWARSAW (Reuters) - The Auschwitz Memorial is…
bubmag
June 3, 2020