• Holocaust Museum Jerusalem Israel

    Image ID
    FOT662417
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Image Details
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    10.1 MB
    JPEG
    Image Dimensions
    6144 x 4081 px
    Image Print Size (at 300 ppi)
    520 x 346 mm
    20.5 x 13.6 in
    Visual Size @300ppi
    Keywords
    Hall of remembrance Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum .Jerusalem Israel
    Description
    In 1993, Yad Vashem decided to build a larger museum to replace the one built during the 1960s, to respond to technological advances and appeal to younger generations who would carry on the legacy of Holocaust remembrance. The new Holocaust History museum is the largest Holocaust museum in the world. It is carved into the Mount of Remembrance and tells the story of the European Jewish community during the Holocaust. Consisting of a long corridor connected to 9 galleries, each dedicated to a different chapter of the Holocaust, the museum tells the story of the Holocaust from a Jewish perspective. The museum combines the personal stories of 90 Holocaust victims and survivors and presents approximately 2,500 personal items including artwork and letters donated by survivors and others. At the end is the Hall of Names, a memorial to the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. The main hall is composed of two cones: one ten meters high, with a reciprocal well-like cone excavated into the underground rock, its base filled with water. On the upper cone is a display featuring 600 photographs of Holocaust victims and fragments of Pages of Testimony. These are reflected in the water at the bottom of the lower cone, commemorating those victims whose names remain unknown. Surrounding the platform is the circular repository, housing the approximately 2.1 million Pages of Testimony collected to date, with empty spaces for those yet to be submitted—room for six million Pages in all. Attached is a s
    Uploader
    Moris Kushelevitch
    Contributor
    Moris Kushelevitch
    Date Taken
    2009
    Uploaded on
    2010-04-16
    Collection
    jerusalem
    Category
    Heritage
    Sub Category
    History
    Setting
    Outdoor
    People
    Without people
    Dominant colour
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