This memorial was built on the site of Warsaw’s Jewish ghetto. When it was unveiled in 1948, the city still lay in ruins all around it. See full-sized image for analysis.
This memorial was designed by Leon Suzin and sculpted by Nathan Rapoport. Its western side depicts Jewish partisans who fought in the Warsaw ghetto uprising of 1943. See full-sized image for analysis.
Three members of the Jewish Fighting Organization caught after the Warsaw ghetto uprising. They worked in an underground workshop, making hand grenades and other explosives for the uprising.
Reflect on the challenges that face survivors of the Holocaust in living with their memories and in sharing their stories.
Students learn about several Holocaust memorials around the world in preparation to design their own memorial.