Auschwitz Has Record 1.43 Million Visitors


auschwitzThe Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial site in southern Poland registered 1.43 million visitors last year, a record number in its 65-year history as a place of Holocaust remembrance, officials said Friday.

For several years now, the grounds of the former Nazi death camp have registered record numbers of visitors. In 2011, there were 1.4 million visitors from across the world, triple the number of a decade before.

The Nazis, yemach shemom, murdered at least 1.1 million people at Auschwitz.

In a statement announcing the new figure, director Piotr Cywinski said that in the last decade Auschwitz has become a “fundamental memorial” for all of Europe.

The largest group of visitors – 446,000 – were from Poland, followed by large numbers from Britain, the United States, Italy, Germany, Israel and other countries.

{Andy Newscenter}


  1. We mourn our great loss. And we must also start teaching our children and Bochurom, that all of mankind, adults and children, are precious in the eyes of our Creator, Hashem Yisborach.
    Halevai, that our children should see, that we worry about the well-being of every person and we make an effort, not to exclude any person, from our Teffilohs. We Daven for Yidden and Non-Yidden who are R”L not well.
    That will strenthen our empathy and concern for every Human Being, and that will be M’oirer Rachmei Shomayim.
    HKB”H will Never-Again, instigate any Haterd or Pogroms or Holocausts against us.