FC Bayern against antisemitism

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On the occasion of today's International Holocaust Remembrance Day, FC Bayern is holding a weekend of events about the culture of remembrance. Together with the entire football world, the club says this year: "Never again!" Under this year’s motto "Remembering together - shaping the future together", the German record champions want to raise awareness of the past, while also looking to the future.

FC Bayern President Herbert Hainer: "History must never repeat itself. It is important to be aware of the past, and to actively fill remembrance work with life, especially in this day and age. 'Remembering together, shaping the future together' is our basic idea for this year's commemoration day. Remembering alone is not enough.”

This weekend, FC Bayern members will celebrate Shabbat together with the Jewish community, and there will be a discussion between Herbert Hainer, the Jewish community president in Munich and Upper Bavaria Charlotte Knobloch, and long-standing sports journalist and TV commentator Marcel Reif on the subject of remembrance.


As in previous years, FC Bayern took part in the #WeRemember initiative from the Jewish World Congress through board member for sport Hasan Salihamidzic. The campaign encourages people around the world to post a photo of themselves with the words "We Remember" to raise awareness so history is not repeated.

FC Bayern regularly appeals for more tolerance in professional and amateur sports sections, both male and female. The club is committed to fighting discrimination of any kind, for example with the cross-club initiative "Red Against Racism" or by organising eyewitness talks, commemorative trips, workshops and discussions. To ensure more awareness in society, the German record champions also regularly illuminate their Allianz Arena in rainbow colours - for variety and diversity.


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