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News

Art Works by an Auschwitz Prisoner from Goleszow

21-12-1999
There are five drawings, in charcoal, on the wall of a building in Goleszow that housed an Auschwitz sub-camp during the Second World War.

First Polish Holocaust Denial Case Dismissed

20-12-1999
The regional court in Opole dismissed the case against Dr. Dariusz Ratajczak of Opole University, who was accused of "the Auschwitz Lie," for denying in his book "Dangerous Subjects" that genocide was committed in Auschwitz and Majdanek.

Polish Educators at Yad Vashem

20-11-1999
A field seminar for humanities teachers at the Yad Vashem Memorial Institute in Jerusalem was devoted to the history of the Jews and the tragedy of the Holocaust.

A Conference in Nuremberg

19-11-1999
An international conference was held in Nuremberg on the subject, "How to Convey the History of the Third Reich in the Twenty-first Century."

Support of the Malopolska Provincial Parliament for the Museum

15-11-1999
The Malopolska provincial parliament expressed its support of steps taken by the museum to preserve the integrity of its holdings by not returning to Dina Gottliebova the watercolors that she painted in Auschwitz on the orders of Dr. Mengele.

Courses for Teachers

20-10-1999
The second post-graduate course in "Totalitarianism-Nazism-the Holocaust," for teachers, was inaugurated (see also Museum, Education Center).
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