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The Jewish Museum in Berlin is the largest Jewish Museum in Europe and records the history of Jews in Europe, from Roman times onto the Middle Ages, through the Holocaust and up until the present day.
The museum was designed by Daniel Liebeskind, and opened only a few years ago. The architecture of the museum is unique. The shape itself is a disjointed Star of David and inside the museum is full of strange angles and jutting pillars meant to represent the strewn nature of the Jewish community in Europe after the Nazis came to power in Germany.
As well as factual information about the history of Jews in Europe, there are a number of art installations. Of particular note is one called "Fallen Leaves", which involves thousands of screamin... read more