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  Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews in Warsaw - block 11 (Marek Majerowicz)

© Vladimir, Levin, Photographer: Levin, Vladimir, 2023

Memorial Name

Trakt Pamięci Męczeństwa i Walki Żydów w Warszawie (Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews in Warsaw)

Who is Commemorated?

Jewish fighters and victims of the Warsaw Ghetto.

Description:

The monument is part of the Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews in Warsaw. 

The stone block is made of unpolished black syenite. Its upper surface is shaped like a traditional Jewish tombstone and is polished. This surface bears a depiction of a seven-branched menorah and identical Polish and Hebrew inscriptions. The dates 1940–1943, indicating the period of existence of the Warsaw Ghetto, are placed on the front of the block. Polish and Hebrew inscriptions, “Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews,” are placed on the left and right sides of the block.

Inscription:

Polish

Meir Majerowicz „Marek”
1911–1943, członek Poalej
Syjon CS, w powstaniu
w getcie komendant
grupy Żydowskiej
Organizacji Bojowej,
odznaczony pośmiertnie
Krzyżem Walecznych

Translation: Meir Majerowicz "Marek," 1911–1943, member of Poale Zion Ts.S. [Zionists Socialists], commander of a group of the Jewish Combat Organization in the ghetto uprising, posthumously awarded the Cross of Valor.

Hebrew

מאיר מאירוביץ' "מארק"
1911 – 1943, חבר פועלי-ציון צ.ס.
מפקד קבוצה ב"ארגון היהודי
הלוחם" במרד גטו ורשה.
צוין לאחר מותו
באות צלב הלוחמים

Translation: Meir Majerowicz "Marek," 1911–1943, member of Poale Zion Ts.S. [Zionists Socialists], commander of a group of the Jewish Combat Organization in the ghetto uprising, posthumously awarded the Cross of Valor.

 

On the sides of the stone:

1940–1943

Polish

Trakt pamięci
męczeństwa
i walki
Żydów

Translation: Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews

Hebrew

נתיב הזיכרון
לשואה
ולגבורת
היהודים

Translation: Memorial Route of the Holocaust and Heroism of Jews

 

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Summary and Remarks

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Name/Title
Memorial Route of Martyrdom and Struggle of Jews in Warsaw - block 11 (Marek Majerowicz) | Unknown
Object Detail
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Date
1988
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Black syenite
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77 cm
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80 cm
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100 cm
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History/Provenance

The unveiling of the route took place on April 18, 1988, on the eve of the 45th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

Main Surveys & Excavations
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Documenter
Vladimir Levin | 2023
Author of description
Vladimir Levin | 2024
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