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Memorial to the Synagogue

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The memorial to the Synagogue in Göttingen, Germany, burnt down 1938 during the Kristallnacht, at the Platz der Synagoge (Synagogue Square) as seen from the inside looking straight up.

Image: Bob O’Hara, October 2009 [larger view].


Synagogue Memorial, Obere-Masch-Str. and Untere-Masch-Str. This memorial, designed by Corrado Cagli in 1973, stands on the site of a synagogue that was destroyed in 1938. The names of Göttingen‘s Jewish residents who were murdered during the “dark time” are listed below an abstraction of the Star of David.

Here’s a side-view;

The memorial to the Synagogue in Göttingen, Germany, burnt down 1938 during the Kristallnacht, at the Platz der Synagoge (Synagogue Square) as seen from the side.

Image: Bob O’Hara, October 2009 [larger view].

Comments

  1. #1 wrpd
    October 16, 2009

    I heard that Anthony Scalia wants to put a cross atop this monument.

  2. #2 Joe
    October 21, 2009

    I heard wrpd wants to take this Star of David down because he doesn’t agree with the past peoples memorial to dead love ones.

    In addition to wrpd not understanding that the Separation of Church and State is not the end all be all and in fact is not in the Constitution, but still a guide for the federal government.

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