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Memorials
  Holocaust Memorial in Temple B’nai Israel in Anderson, South Carolina, USA, 2008

© Mitch Litwer, Photographer: Litwer, Mitch, 2021

Who is Commemorated?

Victims of the Holocaust

Description

Two curved stone benches flank a “tombstone” type stone monument. The face of the stone with an inscribed memorial dedication is angled above ground. 

Inscription

Dedicated in memory of the lives lost and affected by the holocaust. This monument stands as a testament to the enduring strength of our people in the midst of adversity and persecution.

Summary and Remarks
Remarks

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Name/Title
Holocaust Memorial in Temple B’nai Israel in Anderson, South Carolina | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Synagogue (active)
{"10":"Any immovable marker or memorial that specifically references the Holocaust."}
Date
2008
Synagogue active dates
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Artist/ Maker
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
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Congregation
Unknown
Location
United States of America (USA) | South Carolina | Anderson, SC
| 1302 N Oakland Ave, Anderson, SC 29621
Site
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Period
Unknown
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Material / Technique
Stone (granite?), cast concrete for benches
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Extant
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Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
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Direction/Location
Façade (main)
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History/Provenance

Created and donated in September of 2008 by Alex Rao as an Eagle Scout Project. Alex and his father brought the inscription to the Temple and were thanked during the High Holiday Services. The Temple added the benches.

Main Surveys & Excavations
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Documenter
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Author of description
Samuel D. Gruber | 2021
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Computer Reconstruction
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The following information on this monument will be completed: