Berlin exhibition tells story of Jewish footballers

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11 September 2006, BERLIN -­ An exhibition to open in Berlin this Tuesday is to tell the story of Jewish football in Germany before 1933. The show at Berlin's Centrum Judaicum is the first large exhibition to explore the subject and includes film footage of Jewish footballers along with souvenirs including postcards and pins. With the rise of the Nazis, Jewish footballers were forced out of public tournaments. The exhibition will cater especially to school children, explaining how the persecution of Je

11 September 2006

BERLIN -­ An exhibition to open in Berlin this Tuesday is to tell the story of Jewish football in Germany before 1933.

The show at Berlin's Centrum Judaicum is the first large exhibition to explore the subject and includes film footage of Jewish footballers along with souvenirs including postcards and pins.

With the rise of the Nazis, Jewish footballers were forced out of public tournaments. The exhibition will cater especially to school children, explaining how the persecution of Jews affected ordinary people.

DPA

Subject: German news

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