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Memorial Name

Trakt Pamięci Męczeństwa i Walki Żydów w Warszawie (Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews in Warsaw)

Who is Commemorated?

Jewish fighters and victims of the Warsaw Ghetto.

Description:

The monument is part of the Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews in Warsaw. 

The stone block is made of unpolished black syenite. Its upper surface is shaped like a traditional Jewish tombstone and is polished. This surface bears a depiction of a seven-branched menorah and identical Polish and Hebrew inscriptions. The dates 1940–1943, indicating the period of existence of the Warsaw Ghetto, are placed on the front of the block. Polish and Hebrew inscriptions, “Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews,” are placed on the left and right sides of the block.

Inscription

Polish

Od 19 kwietnia
do 15 maja 1943 roku
trwało powstanie
w getcie warszawskim
bohaterska walka
bojowników żydowskich
o godność człowieka

Translation: From April 19 to May 15, 1943, there was the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto – heroic struggle of Jewish fighters for human dignity.

Hebrew

מ-19 באפריל
עד 15 במאי 1943
התחולל
מרד בגטו וארשה
מלחמת גבורה
של לוחמים יהודים
על כבוד האדם

Translation: From April 19 to May 15, 1943, took place the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto – heroic struggle of Jewish fighters for human dignity.

 

On the sides of the stone:

1940–1943

Polish

Trakt pamięci
męczeństwa
i walki
Żydów

Translation: Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews

Hebrew

נתיב הזיכרון
לשואה
ולגבורת
היהודים

Translation: Memorial Route of the Holocaust and Heroism of Jews

 

 Commissioned by

[to be determined]

Name/Title
Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews in Warsaw - block 4 | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1988
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Poland | Mazowieckie Voivodeship | Warsaw (Warszawa)
| Near the Memorial to the Heroes of the Ghetto
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A400764