Stumbling stone (Stolpersteine) a project designed to commemorate the victims of the Nazis. In a project started in 1992 by the German artist Günter Demnig, small metal plaques placed in front of the homes of Nazi victims are displayed on the sidewalks with the persons name, date of birth, the date he was taken to a concentration/extermination camp, and the date of his murder
The first plates were placed in the city of Cologne, Germany, and later in Berlin.
Today there are over 75,000 stumbling blocks in various European cities.
The website displays plates from the cities of Prague, Czech Republic
, Budapest, Hungary
, Vienna, Austria
, Berlin, Germany
, Zirikzei, Netherlands
, Rotterdam, Netherlands
In Vienna, a stumbling stone from another era (1965) is displayed, marking a victim of the neo-Nazis
[כת[About the signsThe signs are square, made of shiny metal and as mentioned contain details about the victims. In the case of families who perished in the Holocaust, the signs are grouped into groups of 2 or more
In Vienna there is a sign that is on the wall of the house and is different in shape, but similar in format