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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

Michał Klepfisz
1913-1943, działacz Bundu,
członek Żydowskiej Orga-
nizacji Bojowej, zginął
w drugim dniu powstania
w getcie warszawskim.
Odznaczony pośmiertnie
Krzyżem Virtuti Militari V klasy

Translation: Michał Klepfisz, 1913-1943, Bund activist, member of the Jewish Combat Organization, died on the second day of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. He was posthumously awarded the Virtuti Militari Cross, 5th class.

Hebrew

מיכאל קלפפיש
1913 – 1943, פעיל הבונד,
חבר בארגון היהודי הלוחם
נספה ביום השני
למרד בגטו וארשה
צוין אחר מותו באות צלב
וירטוטי מיליטרי דרגה V

Translation: Michał Klepfisz, 1913-1943, Bund activist, member of the Jewish Combat Organization, died on the second day of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. He was posthumously awarded the Virtuti Militari Cross, 5th class.

 

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]

 

 

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Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews in Warsaw - block 7 (Michał Klepfisz) | Unknown
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1988
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Poland | Mazowieckie Voivodeship | Warsaw (Warszawa)
| Corner of Zamenhofa and Lewartowskiego Streets
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A628103