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Modern Jewish Art
  Holocaust Memorial in the Jewish Quarter of Boskovice, Czech Republic, 2007

© Pallay, Sheila, Photographer: Pallay, Sheila, 2019

Who is Commemorated?

Jews of Boskovice who were deported to concentration camps in the Holocaust

Description

This plaque is located in the center of the Jewish district in Boskovice where Jews from Boskovice were gathered in 1942 for deportation.

The commemorative plaque is inscribed in Czech. The inscription is framed by two raised rectangular bands. The upper band bears barbed wire as decoration, and the lower band has a depiction of a rose. A Magen David adorns the uppermost part of the plaque. 

Insciptions

In Czech:

Památce
458 židovských občanů Boskovic,
kteří byli 14. a 15. března 1942
z tohoto místa deportováni
do koncentračních táborů.

Klub přátel Boskovic 2007

TranslationIn memory of 458 Jewish citizens of Boskovice, who were deported to concentration camps from this place on 14 and 15 March 1942. / Boskovice Friends Club 2007.

Commissioned by

Boskovice Friends Club

Summary and Remarks

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Name/Title
Holocaust Memorial in Boskovice , Czech Republic | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
2007
Synagogue active dates
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Artist/ Maker
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
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Congregation
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Location
Czech Republic | Moravia | Boskovice
| Zborovská 8, corner Plačkova
Site
Unknown
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Unknown|
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Unknown
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Documentation / Research project
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Textual Content
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Material / Technique
bronze
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
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Material Cloth
Material Lining
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Measurements
Height
60 cm
Length
60 cm
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Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
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Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
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Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
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Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
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Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
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Colophon
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Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance

The plaque was unveiled on March 14, 2007, 65 years after the deportation of Boskovice's Jewish residents to concentration camps.

The plaque was commissioned by the Boskovice Friends Club. 

Main Surveys & Excavations
Sources

"Deska památce židovských občanů odhalena," Boskovice, Official Site, March 14, 2007, https://www.boskovice.cz/deska-pamatce-zidovskych-obcanu-odhalena/d-13635 (accessed January 22, 2023)

"Memorial Plaque to Deported Jews in Boskovice," Monuments of Remembrance 1918-2018, http://monuments-remembrance.eu/en/panstwa/czechy-2/350-memorial-plaque-to-deported-jews (accessed January 22, 2023)

"Osudy boskovických Židů od začátku II. světové války," Vlastivědné listy
Boskovicka, no. 25 (30), October 2007, http://www.klub-pratel-boskovic.cz/vl17-1.pdf (accessed January 22, 2023)
Type
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Author of description
Anna Berezin | 2022
Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Negative/Photo. No.
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