Israeli president warns of renewed anti-Semitism as Holocaust museum opens

[JURIST] At the opening of the new Holocaust History Museum [official website] in Jerusalem Tuesday, Israeli President Moshe Katsav [official bio] warned of increasing anti-Semitism and called on European leaders to confront the problem. The ceremony was attended by leaders of about 40 countries, including New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan was also present, and said the UN needed to be at the forefront of the fight against renewed anti-Semitism and other forms of racism. Haaretz has local coverage of the museum opening. AP has more.

 

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