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  Holocaust Memorial at the site of the synagogue in Votice, Czech Republic, 2004

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

Name

Památník obetem Holokaustu

TranslationMemorial to Holocaust victims 

Who is Commemorated?

Victims of the Holocaust

Description

The memorial is situated in a park in the city's historic center. The memorial is made from natural granite rock bearing bronze tablet with an inscription in Czech and Maen David. The inscription mentions the Holocaust, but not the Jews. 

Inscriptions

In Czech:

K UCTĚNÍ PAMÁTKY
OBĚTÍ HOLOCAUSTU
VĚNUJE MĚSTO VOTICE

Translation: To honor the memory of the victims of the Holocaust // donated by the town Votice

Commissioned by

The town of Votice

Summary and Remarks
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Holocaust Memorial at the site of the synagogue in Votice | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Public park
Public street or square
Synagogue site (building destroyed)
{"9":"Any memorial erected or installed in a present-day public park, including Jewish cemeteries or other sites now operated as public space."}
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2004
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Czech Republic | Bohemia | Votice
| Malé náměstí (little Square)
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granite rock
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History/Provenance

On September 1, 1942, the local Jews were deported to Terezín.

Main Surveys & Excavations
Sources

"Holocaust victims memorial / Památník obetem Holokaustu - Votice (Central Bohemia)," Waymarking, https://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/wm12EBT_Holocaust_victims_memorial_Pamtnk_obetem_Holokaustu_Votice_Central_Bohemia (accessed February 1, 2023)

"Votice," Spolek pro vojenská pietní místa, https://www.vets.cz/vpm/mista/obec/8366-votice/ (accessed February 1, 2023)

"Votice-synagoga  (Wottitz-Synagoge)," Zaniklé obce a objekty / Verschwundene Orte und Objekts, http://www.zanikleobce.cz/index.php?obec=9943 (accessed February 1, 2023)
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