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Obj. ID: 42090
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  Holocaust memorial plaque in the Jewish Communal Building in Zagreb, Croatia, 1961

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Levin, Vladimir, 7.2021

Memorial Name

No official name

Who is Commemorated?

Members of the Zagreb Jewish Community killed in the war and Holocaust victims

Description:

The plaque is situated in the vestibule of the Jewish community building, opposite a similar plaque, but with a Star of David, which commemorates the construction of the building in 1896 and its renovation after WWII (see here).

A black marble plaque with a five-pointed star and a Croatian inscription is placed in a decorative stucco frame. 

Inscription

Croatian: 

Članovima jevrejske zajednice
poginulim u Narodno-Oslobodilačkoj
Borbi i žrtvama fašizma postavlja
ovu spomen ploču povodom dvadeset
godišnjice ustanka jevrejska općina
u Zagrebu

29 тovembra 1961

Translation: To members of the Jewish community killed in the National Liberation War and victims of fascism, the Jewish community in Zagreb set up this commemorative plaque on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the uprising. November 29, 1961.

Commissioned by

 The Jewish Community of Zagreb

Summary and Remarks
Remarks

2 image(s)

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Name/Title
Jewish Communal Building in Zagreb - Holocaust memorial plaque | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
JCC
Synagogue (active)
{"12":"Memorial installed in all types of non-synagogue Jewish Community Center.","10":"Any immovable marker or memorial that specifically references the Holocaust."}
Date
1961
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Location
Croatia | Zagreb
| 16 Palmotićeva St.
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History/Provenance

According to the inscription, the plaque was unveiled on November 29, 1961, together with the plaque that commemorates the construction of the building in 1896 and its renovation after WWII (see here).

Main Surveys & Excavations
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Documenter
Vladimir Levin, Ekaterina Oleshkevich | 2021
Author of description
Vladimir Levin | 2023
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