Address by the President of the Republic M. Jacques Chirac
on the occasion of the Inauguration of the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaisme
30 November 1998, Paris
Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic
This speech was delivered on the event of the inauguration of the Musée d'art et d'histoire du Judaïsme, located at the Hôtel de Saint-Aignan in Paris, France. The museum includes a permanent exhibition art objects, some of which were stolen from Jews during Nazi persecution. It also houses documentary source materials in its library.
Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme
Hôtel de Saint-Aignan
71 Rue du Temple
Tel: +33 (0) 1 53 01 86 60.
Chirac, Jacques. Statement on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Musée d'art et d'histoire Du Judaïsme. 30 November 1998, Paris. <http://www.info-france-usa.org/news/statmnts/1998/wchea/museejud.asp> accessed 15 July 2002.
A transcript of this speech can be found at the website for the Embassy of France in the USA,
<http://www.info-france-usa.org/news/statmnts/1998/wchea/museejud.asp> accessed 15 July