The president of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, This morning, he visited the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw as part of his four-day visit to this country to participate in various events in honor of the victims of the Holocaust. After touring the almost 4,000-square-meter exhibition, Díaz Ayuso pointed out the obligation to “not forget” what happened.
The museum is located in front of the monument commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943. Its eight galleries document the thousands of years of history of the Jewish community in Poland, which became the largest in the world and was almost completely destroyed during the Holocaust.
After visiting the reconstruction of the vault of the Gwoździec synagogue or the reproduction of “a Jewish street”, and learning about the history of the Warsaw ghetto, Emanuel Ringelblum and the secret group of volunteers who collected the documents, testimonies and reports that recount the life of During the Nazi occupation, Díaz Ayuso assured that the place “is a lesson and a symbol of the struggle for human dignity and freedom in Europe that must be kept.”
On Sunday, the president is scheduled to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp and participate there on January 22 and 23 in a tribute to the victims of the Holocaust. This is an event organized by the European Jewish Association. In addition, this Monday he will also speak at the symposium against anti-Semitism ‘Never again’, which is directed by the same entity.
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The “political leaders” of the European Union will be invited to the event, which will take place in the city of Krakow, as reported by the regional government. As part of the visit, Ayuso will address a conference on Monday morning that will discuss the “rise of anti-Semitism” in Europe, especially after the terrorist attack by Hamas in Israel on October 7, in which more than 1,400 people were killed. the killed. .