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As Spain builds monuments to its Jewish past, critics question motives


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/as_spain_builds_monuments_to_its_jewish_past_critics_question_motives_20110

Hidden among the maze of alleyways east of the Onyar River, the Museum of Jewish History stands as testament -- if an inadvertent one -- to the completeness of Spain's destruction of its once-thriving Jewish population. Inside the museum, set in Girona's last known synagogue, designers have layered the ancient architecture with all the flourishes of a contemporary museum, complete with glass-lit cases, multimedia displays and an audio tour in several languages.

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