Auschwitz Museum condemns Reopen Illinois protester’s sign seen at Chicago rally

Posted on AllSides May 2nd, 2020
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Leaders of the Auschwitz‑Birkenau Memorial and State Museum on Saturday condemned an anti-Semitic sign purportedly spotted at Friday’s Reopen Illinois rally in Chicago, calling it “painful to see.”

In a viral photo shared on Twitter, a demonstrator at the rally outside the Thompson Center — where hundreds gathered to decry Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s extended statewide stay-at-home order — is seen holding a handmade sign that reads, “Arbeit macht frei, JB.”

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