German President Addresses Israeli ParliamentAuthor: Staff
Source: BBC (Link)
Date: 16 February 2000
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|Donor: Johannes Rau (Germany)||Event Date: ca. 1933-1945|
|Recipient: Israel, Victims (Holocaust)||Reparation Date: 16 February 2000|
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German President Johannes Rau apologized to Israeli Parliament for the Holocaust; Rau's apology was the first speech given to Israeli Parliament from a German leader.
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