Monday, September 8, 2008

London - First Holocaust Exhibition for Young Children Opens in Britain

LONDON (AFP-EJP)---Britain's first ever Holocaust exhibition specifically aimed at primary schoolchildren will open this week, the show's venue said Sunday, in the latest measure to bolster knowledge of the Shoah among Britons.
The exhibition, entitled "The Journey", recounts the story of a fictional Jewish child called Leo Stein who hides from the Nazis before fleeing to England.

"This exhibition offers a child a chance to learn about the experiences under the Nazis of children just like themselves," said Stephen Smith, head of the Holocaust Centre in Newark, Nottinghamshire, central England.

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