It's sad that you can't see the value in students visiting Auschwitz. Even sadder still that you see such trips only through the lens of your national politics. I don't know what's worse, your comparison or the fact that you see only scare value in the trip to Auschwitz. Shock journalism fail.
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from the article: How school trips to Hebron resemble visits to Auschwitz