Israel's first monument to gay victims of the Holocaust is scheduled to be completed this year in the seaside city of Tel Aviv, Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz reports:At the center of the monument will be a concrete triangle containing a pink triangle, the symbol used by the Nazis used to mark homosexuals. A bench and plaque beside the monument will give information about the persecution of homosexuals during the Holocaust.The monument will be erected in Gan Meir Park, near the headquarters of Tel Aviv's Gay Center. According to attorney Eran Lev, a member of the municipal council and the driving force behind the project, it is especially significant because it will be the first and only memorial site in Israel to honor Holocaust victims who wore a badge other than the yellow star. Continue reading "Israel Erecting Monument to Gay Holocaust Victims"...Israel Erecting Monument to Gay Holocaust Victims was originally published on The Bilerico Project on August 21, 2013 3:00 PM

Israel Erecting Monument to Gay Holocaust Victims

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 3:00P

Israel's first monument to gay victims of the Holocaust is scheduled to be completed this year in the seaside city of Tel Aviv, Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz reports:

At the center of the monument will be a concrete triangle containing a pink triangle, the symbol used by the Nazis used to mark homosexuals. A bench and plaque beside the monument will give information about the persecution of homosexuals during the Holocaust.

The monument will be erected in Gan Meir Park, near the headquarters of Tel Aviv's Gay Center. According to attorney Eran Lev, a member of the municipal council and the driving force behind the project, it is especially significant because it will be the first and only memorial site in Israel to honor Holocaust victims who wore a badge other than the yellow star.

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Israel Erecting Monument to Gay Holocaust Victims was originally published on The Bilerico Project on August 21, 2013 3:00 PM...

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