David Williams, Sky News Online (July 16, 2010):
The footage, posted online, shows the group jiving to disco hit I Will Survive at various locations connected to the Holocaust, as part of an art project.
Some Jewish community leaders have been outraged by the video, which they say is inappropriate and offensive.
But it has also been praised as an exuberant celebration of his life.
Survivor Adolek Kohn, 89, defended his role in the clip.
"Why did I do that? First of all because I came with my grandchildren," he said in an interview from his home in Melbourne, Australia.
"Who could come with their grandchildren? ... Most of them are dead.
"We came to Auschwitz with the grandchildren and created a new generation, that's why we danced."
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