Germany to receive law enforcement training on anti-Semitism from Yad Vashem


German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation with Yad Vashem to train German police on anti-Semitism during her visit this week to the Holocaust memorial and museum in Jerusalem.

She signed the memorandum of understanding with Yad Vashem chief executive Tzvika Fayirizen on Tuesday.

As part of the combined effort, “we are strengthening and supplementing existing anti-Semitism awareness measures as part of the basic and advanced training of federal police authorities,” Faeser said, according to a quoted German publication. by the European Jewish Congress. .

She added that “for us, and also for me personally, it is very important to preserve the memory of the Holocaust”.

During his stay in Israel, Faeser also met with Israeli Minister of Public Security Omer Barlev to discuss security cooperation between the two countries, as well as de-radicalization and cybercrime investigations. She also met with Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Alon Schuster on ways to fight international terrorism.

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