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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Levin, Vladimir, 2009

Who is Commemorated?

The martyrs and fighters of The Vilnius ghetto

Description:

The monument is located in front of Building 3, Mėsinių Street, in Ghetto Victims' Square. All houses at the site were part of the ghetto and were demolished after World War II.

The monument itself is a low granite square column facing Mėsinių St. and is approached by three steps. It upper part bears the Star of David, and identical inscriptions in Yiddish and Lithuanian are located in the lower part. Another Lithuanian inscription is placed on the column's base.

Inscriptions:

In Yiddish

צום אנדענק
די מארטירער
און קעמפער פון
ווילנער געטא

1943 - 1941

Translation: In memory / of the martyrs / and fighters of / Vilnius ghetto / 1941-1943

In Lithuanian:

 

Vilniaus geto
kankinių ir
kovotojų
atminimui

Translation: In memory of the Vilnius ghetto martyrs and fighters.

 

On the base, in Lithuanian:

Geto aukų aikštė

Translation: Ghetto Victims' Square

Commissioned by

Financed by the Vilnius municipality (Guzenberg 2013).

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Monument in memory of martyrs and fighters of the Vilnius ghetto in Vilnius | Unknown
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1993
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Lithuania | Vilnius County | Vilnius
| Mėsinių St., opposite house 3
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