An aerial view of Berlin's vast new Holocaust memorial

Remember. But Keep Out
Sixty years after the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, Germany still seeks atonement. Berlin's astonishing Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, an undulating graveyard of 2,711 concrete slabs, opens in May. But just as the government prepares to mark the Jan. 27 Auschwitz anniversary with a ceremony in the Reichstag, it is also drafting plans to curb immigration of East European Jews. Germany opened its doors to them in 1991 as a gesture of reparation. At the time, fewer than 30,000 Jews lived in the country and many of their...

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