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Israel President Attends Holocaust Museum Ceremony In Greece

Location: THESSALONIKI, Greece
January 30, 2018

epa06485250 Israeli President Reuven Rivlin speaks a foundation stone laying ceremony for the Holocaust Memorial Museum, in Thessaloniki, Greece 30 January 2018. The Museum will be built in an area with great symbolism, close to the old railway station used during the Nazi occupation to ship out the so-called ‘death trains’ carrying Greek Jews to the concentration camps. More than 55,000 Jews of Thessaloniki, members of a thriving community in many sectors, were exterminated in the Nazi camps. The building of the Museum will be funded by the German Foreign Ministry and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation with 10 million euros each.  EPA-EFE/NIKOS ARVANITIDIS

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