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Macedonia: Holocaust Memorial Center Opens in Skopje

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Macedonia, Ethnicity & Race, History, Human Rights, Religion, War & Conflict

Balkanalysis.com writes [1] about the Holocaust Memorial Center opening ceremony, held in the capital of Macedonia on March 11: “Even though things will never be as they once were in a country where little more than 200 Jews survive, at least for a moment one could feel something of what the culturally richer Skopje of old must have been like.” The Center, located “on the site of Skopje’s former Jewish quarter,” is a “$23-million complex” that houses “an impressive three floors of exhibits, multi-media presentations and historical information […].”