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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 wall plaque is part of the Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews in Warsaw. 

The plaque is made of black syenite. It is shaped like a traditional, polished Jewish tombstone with a rough frame. The plaque's surface bears a depiction of a seven-branched menorah and almost identical Polish and Hebrew inscriptions. The dates 1940–1943, indicating the period of existence of the Warsaw Ghetto, and Polish and Hebrew inscriptions, “Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews,” are also carved on the plaque.

Inscription:

Polish

Stawki 6–8
W tym budynku szkoły
i przejściowo
szpitala żydowskiego
przetrzymywano Żydów
przed ich wywiezieniem
do Treblinki

Translation: Stawki 6–8. In this building of a school and, temporarily, a Jewish hospital, Jews were held before their deportation to Treblinka.

Hebrew

סטאבקי 6 – 8
בבנין זה
של בית-ספר
ובית-חולים יהודי
הוחזקו יהודים זמנית
לפני שילוחם לטרבלינקה

Translation: Stawki 6–8. In this building of a school and Jewish hospital, Jews were temporarily held before their deportation to Treblinka.

 

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

 

At the bottom of the plaque:

1940–1943 

Commissioned by

[to be determined]


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Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews in Warsaw - block 18 (Stawki 6–8) | Unknown
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A628154