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Iconic Store, Seized by Nazis, Rises Anew in Berlin

A gigantic German department store, rebuilt in the heart of Berlin on the rubble of a shopping center seized by the Nazis, was opened on Thursday with a ceremony paying tribute to its original Jewish owners. The near 1 billion euro ($1.3 billion) “Mall of Berlin” - an entire quarter with a glass-covered arcade, 270 shops, a hotel and flats - marks the spot where the Wertheim store was built in 1896. When Hitler's Nazis expropriated it in 1937, it was pre-war Europe's most...

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