Sweden has allocated $1.1 million to prepare for the opening of the country’s first Holocaust museum.

The Ministry of Culture said last week that the government was giving the money to the Living History Forum, a Stockholm-based government agency that educates about the Holocaust, human rights and tolerance. The money will go toward collecting documents and interviewing Holocaust survivors to make up the museum’s exhibits.

In 2018, Sweden said it was planning to build a Holocaust museum with a focus on survivors from the Scandinavian country and a center devoted to Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust.

Many of the details of the museum, including when it will open, its location and whether it will operate as an independent government agency, are still undecided. Lawmakers are debating whether the museum should be located in the capital, Stockholm, or in Malmö, a city that has seen intense antisemitism in recent years.

“The Holocaust is a crime against humanity that is unparalleled in our history,” the Culture Ministry said in its statement. “Its memory and lessons must continue to be preserved and communicated about. Never again must something similar to this happen.”

Source: JPost

SIGN OUR PETITION

in support of a National Holocaust Memorial next to Parliament

Related Articles:

The UN’s latest actions show it is no longer hiding its antisemitic hatred of Israel

We have long been speaking out against the United Nations for their blatant bias against Israel. However, things are now worse than ever before. There is no hiding the fact...

New poll reveals ‘emergency crisis’ for UK’s future generation’s support for Israel

A majority of Britain’s young people do not believe that Israel should exist, according to a latest poll. Conducted by Focaldata for UnHerd, a worrying 54% of 18-24 year olds agree with...

Pro-Israel supporters show up for Israel: 40,000 in London, 100,000 in New York

Records were broken when pro-Israel supporters took to the streets in London and New York calling for the release of the 125 hostages still held by Hamas in Gaza and to show their...

King George’s D-Day call to pray “continuously” inspired nations around the world to turn to God

On 6 June 1944, King George VI addressed the nations in a speech that was broadcast throughout the world. Naming countries of the Empire and our other Allies, including the United...

Rafah lies prove the world needs little evidence to demonise Israel

This week, we once again witnessed how the lies of Hamas helped to fuel a campaign of hatred against Israel that reach global proportions. The world needs little excuse to become...

Subscribe to start receiving FREE TORCH magazines from CUFI UK