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Holocaust - Mahnmal - Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 51° 34.533 E 007° 03.201
32U E 365107 N 5715626
Quick Description: This Holocaust memorial is situated in the northern part of the town
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 1/26/2015 8:43:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMN9NQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This memorial is located near the place where the Old Synagogue from 1922 had it´s place.

"My house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples.
Jes,56,7 Quote at the entrance of the destroyed synagogue

Not far from here stood the synagogue, dedicated on 11/12/1922, of the Jewish parish of Buer
When blind hate rioted among us the synagogue was raped and destroyed in the Progromnacht from 9th to 10th November 1938 by violent Nazis

To commemorate the Jewish people of this town, which were deprived, expelled and murdered in the years 1933 - 1945"
Physical Address:
Gustav-Bär-Platz/Maelostraße
Gelsenkirchen, Germany


Date Dedicated: 1/1/1992

Supporting Website: [Web Link]

Memorial Type: Monument/Plaque

Fee/Donation: Not listed

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