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Paramaribo, Suriname
 

Suriname Holocaust Memorial

 
 
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By Jerry Klinger, January 24, 2020
1. Suriname Holocaust Memorial Marker Marker
Inscription.  

This monument is in remembrance of the Surinamese Jewish men, women and children who were murdered in Europe during the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the genocide of six million Jews in the years 1939-1945 by the Nazi government of Germany and its collaborators.

Dit monument is ter herinnering aan de Surinaamse Joodse mannen, vrouwen en kinderen die zijn vermoord in Europa tijdens de Holocaust. De Holocaust was de genocide van zes miljoen Joden in de jaren 1939-1945 door de Nazi-regering van Duitsland en haar handlangers.
 
Erected by Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsWar, World II.
 
Location. 5° 49.697′ N, 55° 9.539′ W. Marker is in Paramaribo, Suriname. Memorial is on Keizer Street just west of Heeren Street, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located on the grounds of the Neve Shalom synagogue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paramaribo, Suriname 00000, Suriname. Touch for directions.
 
More about this memorial. The memorial is next to another Holocaust Memorial stell placed in 2015 without any interpretive text.
 
Regarding Suriname Holocaust Memorial. The
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By Jerry Klinger
2. Suriname Holocaust Memorial Marker Marker
Surinamese Veterans of WWII at the dedication of the Holocaust marker.
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350 year old Suriname Jewish community was largely devastated by the global reach of the Holocaust.
 
Also see . . .  A new Holocaust memorial in Suriname. (Submitted on June 13, 2020, by Jerry Klinger of Boynton Beach, Florida.)
 
Suriname Holocaust Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Jerry Klinger, January 24, 2020
3. Suriname Holocaust Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2020, by Jerry Klinger of Boynton Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2020, by Jerry Klinger of Boynton Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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