Memorial Megadlé Jethomien

This memorial marks the location of the formerly Jewish boy orphanage Megadlé Jethomien stood.

The text on the stones can be translated as:
THESE WORDS DEFINE THE PLACE WHERE IN 1738 THE JEWISH BOY ORPHANAGE MEFADLE JETHOMIEM WAS BUILD AND SINCE 1965 HIS BLESSING WORK DID, UNTIL MARCH 1943 WHEN THE GERMAN OCCUPIERS THE BOYS DEPORTED. THREE VOLUNTEERS AND ALMOST HUNDRED CHILDREN WERE DEPORTED TOWARDS EXTERMINATION CAMP SOBIBOR. NO ONE RETURNED. THEIR MEMORY FOR BLESSING[/I]

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Source

  • Text: Ewoud van Eig
  • Photos: TracesOfWar.com