Amin al Husseini und Adolf Hitler

To teach the Holocaust to Muslim Germans, or not?

In Germany’s ever-swirling debate about its past, it is a relatively recent, always delicate question: how do you teach Muslim Germans about the Nazis and the Holocaust?

The topic has bubbled up in recent weeks, after discussion in Bavaria about a proposal for all eighth-or ninth-graders there to visit a former concentration camp or the newly opened centre in Munich documenting Nazi crimes.