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Joods Verzetsmonument /Jewish Resistance Monument

 
 
Joods Verzetsmonument /Jewish Resistance Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 24, 2016
1. Joods Verzetsmonument /Jewish Resistance Monument Marker
Inscription.
לזכרון לוחמי המחתרת
בשנות ת”ש - תש”ה

Ter herinnering aan het verzet
van de joodse burgers
gevallen in 1940-1945
5700 - 5705

[English translation:]

In memory of the resistance by Jewish citizens, killed in 1940-1945.
 
Erected 1988.
 
Location. 52° 22.057′ N, 4° 53.933′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is at the intersection of Amstel and Zwanenburgwal, on the left when traveling north on Amstel. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Amstel 1, Amsterdam, North Holland 1011, Netherlands.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benedictus de Spinoza (1632-1677), Amsterdammer, Filosoof/Philosopher (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Hendrick de Keyser (about 120 meters away); Doelentoren (about 210 meters away); Elisabeth van Oostenrijk / Empress Elisabeth of Austria
Joods Verzetsmonument /Jewish Resistance Monument - Wide View, Looking West Along the Amstel River image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 24, 2016
2. Joods Verzetsmonument /Jewish Resistance Monument - Wide View, Looking West Along the Amstel River
Two sides of the monument have a version (one in Dutch, the other Hebrew) of Jeremiah 8:23 (or 9:1, depending on one's choice of Scripture): Oh, that my eyes were a fountain of tears, I would weep day and night for the fallen warriors of my dear people!
(about 210 meters away); Walter Süskind (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Franz Liszt (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Municipal Morgue (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
More about this marker. The "5700 - 5705" on the marker are the years in the Jewish Calendar corresponding to 1940-45, the years of the German occupation of Amsterdam. The monument was designed by J.J. Glatt.
 
Also see . . .  Jewish resistance in German-occupied Europe (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 17, 2016.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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