Holocaust Memorial Is Closer to Reality in Amsterdam


AMSTERDAM — The architect Daniel Libeskind unveiled his design on Friday for a Dutch national Holocaust memorial in Amsterdam, to be laser-etched with the names of some 103,000 Jewish, Roma and Sinti residents of the Netherlands who were killed by the Nazis during World War II.

The names monument will consist of four walls made of red brick — a common material in Amsterdam houses — shaped into the form of the Hebrew word “Lizkor,” which translates to “in memory of.”