dinsdag 27 december 2016

Amsterdam finally to move forward on Holocaust Names Memorial

Daniel Libeskind-designed Memorial of Names for Amsterdam, in commemoration of 102,000 Dutch Jews and others murdered in the Holocaust (courtesy)

After two years of playing hot potato over a final location, Amsterdam city officials have announced the site for an unprecedented national Holocaust memorial.

Set to include the names of 102,000 Dutch Holocaust victims, the memorial will be built along the city’s Weesperstraat Boulevard, between the world-renowned Hermitage Museum and nearby plush botanical gardens. Across town from the Anne Frank House, Weesperstraat runs through the vanished 'Jodenbuurt' Jewish neighborhood, the pre-Holocaust home of most of the city’s Jews.

Read More: timesofisrael

Holocaust Namenmonument wordt labyrint van gangen