Bratislava’s Holocaust Memorial

A few minutes from the main square, is Bratislava’s Holocaust Memorial, which commemorates the approximately 90,000 Slovak Jews who were killed in the Holocaust.

I wish that I had taken more, and better, pictures of the memorial, which has many interesting components including the Star of David, bullet holes, outstretched hands, and pages of a book, to symbolize that the Jewish people are called “the people of the book.”

The base of the memorial has the Slovak and Hebrew words for “remember” written on it. Why do you think that the word “remember” was chosen for this memorial? P2200243.JPGP2200244.JPG

 

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