Stones of Remembrance in commemoration of the Jewish citizens of the town of Melk

 
in German:
Steine der Erinnerung im Gedenken an die jüdischen BürgerInnen der Stadt Melk

Project

 

Description

The aim of this project is to bring the names and fates of Melk’s Jewish citizens back into local and regional memory, to get to grips with their biographies together with schoolchildren from the region and to preserve a lasting memory of them. To this end, several stones of remembrance are to be placed in the town of Melk.

in German:
Ziel dieses Projekts ist es, die Namen und Schicksale der Melker BürgerInnen jüdischer Herkunft wieder in die lokale und regionale Erinnerung zu bringen, sich gemeinsam mit SchülerInnen aus der Region ihren Biografien anzunähern und ihnen ein dauerhaftes Gedenken zu bewahren. Zu diesem Zweck sollen in der Stadt Melk mehrere Steine der Erinnerung gesetzt werden.

Applicant

Association Strange - Contemporary History Centre Melk

in German:
Verein Merkwürdig - Zeithistorisches Zentrum Melk

Location

Austria | show on map

Approved

20 Dec 2021

Category

Memorial plaque

Type

Commemoration / remembrance

Funding

National Fund budget

Please note

The project contents and descriptions are based primarily on the submissions of the project applicants. These submissions are edited for publication and translated into English. Although it is subjected to rigorous checks, the National Fund does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information provided.