King unveiled National Holocaust Names Memorial

    On Sunday 19 September 2021, His Majesty the King, together with Jacques Grishaver, chairman of the Dutch Auschwitz Committee, unveiled the new Holocaust Names Memorial in Amsterdam. Missed it? You can look back via this link. Broadcast is in Dutch.

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    A Holocaust Names Memorial bearing the names of 102,000 people not given a proper burial will be erected in the Netherlands

    A place where survivors can remember their loved ones. A memorial with so many names serves as a lasting warning to humanity about the drastic consequences of racism and discrimination.

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    This is what the Holocaust Names Memorial will look like.

    Daniel Libeskind designed the Holocaust Names Memorial specially for the site on Weesperstraat. The memorial comprises four Hebrew letters that together spell the word for ‘In memory of’. Curious to learn more? Watch the 3D animation of the design.

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    Want to contribute? Adopt a name or donate as a supporter

    Everybody can adopt one or more names on the memorial. You can adopt a name by donating just 50 euros. By taking care of the victims from that period, we can all ensure that the Names Memorial becomes a reality. Have you already adopted one or more names? You still can, and your contribution is vital!

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