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  Holocaust Memorial in the New Jewish Cemetery in Guatemala City, Guatemala, 2000

© Michele Migliori, Photographer: Migliori, Michele, 2024

Name of Monument 

no official name

What / Who is commemorated?

Six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust

Description

A glass plaque on a wooden base is affixed to the cemetery wall. It bears an inscription in Spanish.

Inscription

In Spanish:

Memorial al Holocausto
La Comunidad judía
guatemalteca
Recuerda a sus padres, hermanos, abuelos, hijos y conyuges
quienes, junto a 6 millones de victimas judías,
fueron aseisinados brutalmente por los criminales nazis
en la Shoá, el Holocausto Judío
que fuera el peor genocidio de la humanidad.

Guatemala, Mayo del 2000
Nisán 5760

Familia Russ-Topolsky

Translation: Holocaust Memorial. The Guatemalan Jewish community remembers its parents, siblings, grandparents, children, and spouses who, along with 6 million Jewish victims, were brutally murdered by the Nazi criminals in the Shoah, the Jewish Holocaust, which was the worst genocide in human history. Guatemala, May 2000, Nisan 5760. Russ-Topolsky Family.

Commissioned by

Russ-Topolsky Family

Summary and Remarks
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Holocaust Memorial in the New Jewish Cemetery in Guatemala City | Unknown
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2000
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History/Provenance

The plaque was installed in May 2000.

Main Surveys & Excavations
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Documenter
Michele Migliori | 2024
Author of description
Michele Migliori, Vladimir Levin | 2024
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