The visit to the site where Nazi Germany massacred hundreds of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust came weeks after social media platform X's approach to anti-Semitic posts and Musk's statement expressing support for an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory drew criticism.

Musk later apologized for the statement and visited Israel, the BBC reported. Some prominent Jewish leaders subsequently invited Musk to Auschwitz, one of the most symbolic sites of the Holocaust, and asked him to 'see it for himself'. In this context, Elon Musk, who arrived in Poland today and made a special visit to Auschwitz, where 1.1 million people were killed during World War II, including about 1 million Jews, is expected to address an online conference organized by the European Jewish Association (EJA) later in the day. 

Elon Musk, who bought the social networking platform Twitter in October 2022 and changed its name to 'X', was accused of anti-Semitism after he wrote the comment "You really told the truth" on a post saying that Jewish communities incite hatred against white people. In addition to criticism on social media, there was also a condemnation statement from the White House.Musk, on the other hand, later defended this comment as a 'mistake' and described it as 'one of the dumbest things' he made on the platform. 

In a statement on today's visit, EJA said that Musk will meet with senior political figures from European countries in Krakow, Poland, to "discuss and find solutions to the astronomical rise in anti-Semitism affecting Europe. The EJA noted that this 'disturbing trend has escalated since the Gaza war'.