Obj. ID: 49985
Jewish Funerary Art Memorial to the Fürst Family Members Who Perished in the Holocaust in the Jewish Cemetery in Čantavir, Serbia
To the main object: Jewish Cemetery in Čantavir, Serbia
Fürst Family Grave
Who is Commemorated?
Fürst family members who perished in the Holocaust
The grave consists of two stelae standing on a low-stepped elongated platform. In the front is the stele made of light-colored stone. It bears the commemorative inscription in Hungarian and is topped with a bouquet of artificial stone flowers in a black marble vase. The back structure is a tombstone made of black marble with an arched commemorative inscription in Hungarian with the engraved names of those who perished below.
Front Stele (Hungarian)
Vérző szívünkben emléketek lángja örökké égni fog
Translation: In our bleeding hearts, the flame of remembrance of you will burn forever
Back Stele (Hungarian)
Auswitzi és Ukrajnai kedveseink emlékére
Translation: In memory of our loved ones from Auschwitz and Ukraine
Fürst Margit (1906-1992)
The Fürst family
Archives of the Jewish Community, Novi Sad, "Evidencija preživelih Jevreja u Jugoslaviji 1946, I-II"
Ivanković, Mladenka. Jevreji u Jugoslaviji 1944 - 1952. Godine. Beograd: Institut za noviju istoriju Srbije, 2009.
"Memorials in Čantavir," Locations (Vojvodina Holocaust Memorials Project), https://www.vhmproject.org/en-US/Locations/Memorials/10 (accessed June 11, 2023)
Žrtve Rata 1941-1945: Jevreji. Belgrade: Savezni zavod za statistiku, 1966.