Memorial sign to the victims of Rivne ghetto

Built from the bricks of the interwar period, the fragment of the wall is now a symbol of the ghetto destroyed in July 1942
In 78 years after the creation of Rivne ghetto, the monument to its victims was installed. Built from the bricks of the interwar period, the fragment of the wall is now a symbol of the ghetto destroyed in July 1942. This fragment of the wall literally and symbolically remembers the tragic events and suffering of Rivne ghetto victims.

The memorial sign to the victims of Rivne ghetto is the second successful memorialization initiative of NGO "Mnemonics" in Rivne. The official unveiling of this memorial sign took place on December 13, 2019

Symbolism of the memorial sign

THE WALL
THE SUITCASE
THE MENORAH
Fragment of the wall
Built from the bricks of one of the houses from the ghetto. It symbolizes the destruction of Jewish life in Rivne
THE SUITCASE
The symbol of the forced replacement to the ghetto and suffering of the Holocaust victims
THE MENORAH
The menorah at the window in the wall refers to the Jewish religious tradition of the Holocaust victims

Video of the official unveiling of the memorial sign

Video report of the preparation for the installation of the memorial sign

NGO "Mnemonics" expresses gratitude for the support of the initiative to the representative of the Jewish community of Düsseldorf Matthias Richter, mayor of Rivne Volodymyr Khomko, secretary of the city council Serhii Paladiichuk, deputy of the mayor of Rivne Halyna Kulchynska, head of the department of culture Taras Maksymenko, representatives of the Jewish Cultural Society, and Jewish religious community of Rivne.
The event was made possible within Erinnerung lernen/Learning to Remember project, which is supported by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Enhancement Program in 2019.
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