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SWC grants pope letter by Hitler

(JNS) - A 30-member Simon Wiesenthal Center international delegation met with Pope Francis on Wednesday to present a facsimile of an original four-page 1919 document authored and signed by Adolf Hitler, in which he openly espouses the destruction of the Jewish people by "a government of national strength."

The facsimile, whose original is displayed at the SWC's Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, was presented by Simon Wiesenthal Center founder and CEO Rabbi Marvin Hier and Dawn Arnall, chairwoman of the leading NGO for Jewish human rights.

In Hier's remarks to Pope Francis, the Jewish leader...

 

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