The Holocaust Memorial on Miami Beach
After our Lunch at Books and Books, we biked another route back to the Appartement on Saturday November 10.
Suddenly I observed this sculpture:
I had no idea what is was nor what it symbolized.
After all, it was in a beautiful and silent setting.
Ingelin biked further to the end of the Arcade. I followed. And remarked all the names written on the Wall. Hmm, a feeling stroked me. All the names seemed to be Jewish. Click to see.
When I approach Ingelin, she told me where we were. We parked the Bikes and went further in silence.
Through the Tunnel, I observed sculptures that reminded me of those seen from outside.
Inside, it was a vast number of sculptures. People in the deepest despair. Young, old, mothers, fathers, babies, children, whole families, old ones, young ones. Sculptured by Kenneth Treister, FAIA, in the late 1980’ies in Mexico City. And more names, thousands upon thousands written on the Wall. Click to SEE.
I will let you see some more pictures from this dramatic “scenery” without any comments.
Why? Why? How could this happen? Could todays Pop-stars mislead the youngsters? Political and Religious leaders, can they mislead and mistreat in search for short time power?
Some facts about The Holocaust Memorial on Miami Beach:
“In the fall of 1984, a small group of Holocaust survivors formed a committee dedicated to building a permanent memorial to the memory of the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust.” Read more
After the Memorial we found Peace and Silence in the Japanese Garden.
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PS. I’m studying the Art Deco Architecture and history of SOBE. The Raise and Fall and Raise again of Miami Beach. And a surprise: Who was there during her childhood?
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