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Charity cash for Holocaust centre
A centre in Nottinghamshire devoted to the study of genocide has been awarded 499,000 to build a new teaching facility for young children.

The Beth Shalom Centre near Laxton is spending the Heritage Lottery grant on a project which will tell primary school pupils about the holocaust.

It will recreate the journey of Jewish children smuggled out of Nazi-occupied Europe and transported to Britain.

The Kindertransports exhibition will include accounts from child survivors.

Dr. James Smith, co-founder of the centre, said: "This [involved] over 10,000 children that came to Britain so it's a role that Britain played during the holocaust.

"It's a positive story because they were rescued, of course it's a very sad story as well about decisions and about choices that we make."




SEE ALSO:
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