Jewish cellist plays to stop Holocaust memorialmain
Raphael Wallfisch has joined the growing roll of British Jews who don’t want to see a Holocaust memorial opposite the Houses of Parliament. His mother Anita, herself an Auschwitz survivor, opposes the project which was launched by David Cameron with bipartisan support and is back by the Chief Rabbi.
Raphael, who gave a fundraising recital this week to stop the memorial, said: ‘It has become a political campaign, no longer about the sacred memory of the Holocaust. It is planned to show ‘British values’, not history as it really is.’
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