Spielberg’s anti-Semitism warning

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Published: Monday 26th January 2015 by The News Editor

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Film director Steven Spielberg says Jews are again facing the “perennial demons of intolerance” from anti-Semites who want to strip them of their identity.

The Hollywood director, responsible for ET, Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List, was addressing a group of Holocaust survivors, a day before commemorations at Auschwitz that mark the 70th anniversary of the death camp’s liberation.

Earlier in the day some of the survivors prayed for their murdered loved ones amid the barracks and barbed wire of the camp, with one survivor crying out in a pained voice: “I don’t want to come here anymore!”

The World Jewish Congress and the USC Shoah Foundation helped bring the survivors to Auschwitz for the anniversary.

Published: Monday 26th January 2015 by The News Editor

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