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Please left-click on each thumbnail photo to see the enlarged image of the memorial. The inscriptions included below are for the most part only copies of the English inscriptions that appear. It is highly recommended that the Yiddish and Hebrew inscriptions be read too, perhaps with the appropriate dictionary by one's side. Also many names of our martyrs are included on selected memorials.
Also see the page of photographs of memorials found in the provinces of Ontario and British Columbia. If you have photographs of similar memorials in Canada or elsewhere in the world, please send them to postmaster@museumoffamilyhistory.com .

 

QUEBEC HOLOCAUST MEMORIALS


 

BARON DE HIRSCH CEMETERY

, Montreal, Quebec

BUKOVINA
United Bucoviner Association of Canada
memorial dedicated in 1959

"In lasting tribute to the countless number of men, women and children brutally murdered in Bucovina, Bessarabia, Romania and Transylvania, 1940-1945."



 

 

CZESTOCHOWA
Czenstochower Society of Montreal
memorial dedicated in 1966

"In eternal memory of the fifty thousand martyrs and heroes of Czenstochov, Poland and neighbouring towns who perished together with the six million victims in martyrdom, in perpetuation of the Jewish faith, in the years of Nazi rule. O earth cover not thou their blood."



 
OZARW
United Ozerover Aid Societies

The inscription reads:

"In memory of the men, women and children that the Nazis have deported and massacred, from the city of Ozerov on Oct. 22, 1942."

 

PINSK
Association of Jews from Pinsk and Vicinity in Montreal
memorial dedicated in 1964

"In sacred memory to the martyrdom and heroism of our thirty thousand brethren from Pinsk and the neighbouring towns who perished at the hands of Nazi tyranny, 1941-1943."

Hebrew: "To the memory of the holy and pure souls of the holy community of Pinsk and its surroundings, who were killed and murdered by the evil Nazis in all manner of brutal deaths in the years of the lands destruction.  Do not cover their blood. G-d shall avenge their blood. "

 
KOLUSZKI AND BRZEZINY
Society name unknown
memorial dedicated in 1963

This memorial lists the officers of the society, the officers of the society's Sisterhood as well as the officers and board members who served the society's members over a number of years.

The inscription reads: "In eternal memory of our beloved six million mothers and sisters and the Jewish communities of Koluszki and Brzeziny in Poland who were slaughtered by the hands of the Nazi murderers 1938-1945."
 

 

YISHITZA
Yishitzer Y.M.S.B. Association

"For These Things I Weep -- Lamentations"
They Will Never Be Forgotten

The inscription reads:

"To commemorate the destruction of the sacred Jewish community of Yishitza. This monument everlasting is dedicated to the memory of our beloved brethren and sisters who were slaughtered on July 23, 1942...Al Kiddish Hashem...Together with six million Jews of Europe during the Nazi occupation."

 

RIVNO & LUTSK
The Wolyn Landsmanschaft-Montreal
memorial dedicated in 1954

"This monument has been erected in the sainted memory of our beloved brethren and their families of Rovna, Lutsk and surrounding communities who were exterminated by the Nazi beast in 1942, thereby sanctifying the name of G-d."-- dedicated by the Rovner-Lutsk Landsmanshaft, Montreal.


 
LUBLIN & SHEBRESHIN
The Lubliner Landsmanshaft in Montreal

"I will give them an everlasting name that shall not be cut off" -- Dedicated to the sacred memory of the martyrs of Shebreshin.





 
STOLIN
Labour Zionist Alliance
Farband Old Section #2

"Let us not forget our martyred brethren from these towns and villages (forty-two towns named)...
In the sacred memory of the martyrs of Stolin and vicinity who were murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators on the eve of Rosh Hashanah 5742-1942."

Hebrew: "
For the remembrance of generations to the Jews of Stolin Rublie.  Among them the holy family Perlow, of the Carlin Stolin Hassidim and family, the Admor, Rabbi Asher Fialkow, ZL, who were murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators, may their memory be erased."

 
VILNIUS
Vilno and Vicinity Association
memorial dedicated in Sept 1973

"In memory of the Jews of Vino and vicinity who perished in the ghetto, concentration camps and partisan battles. September 1943."


 
ZAMOSC
Labour Zionist Alliance
Farband New Section #3

"In eternal memory of the Jewish martyrs of the city of Zamosc (Poland) who perished under the Nazis and their collaborators in the ghettos and death camps of Belsen, Majdanek and other places.
Forget not! Forgive not!"

"A handful of ashes from the death camps lie buried here."

Hebrew:
"In eternal memory 1588 1942...Zamosc one of the nine communities in Poland.  A city of intellectuals and writers, whose sons and daughters, men and women, and children - G-d shall avenge their blood -were killed, burnt & choked in the sanctification of G-d name of the people by the terrible Germans and their evildoers that G-d should erase their names during the Shoah."
 
LITHUANIA
Canadian Association of Jewish Lithuanians in Montreal
Dedicated in November 2002

"In everlasting memory of the prestigious Lithuanian Jewish community who perished in the Holocaust 1941-1945."

 
The Hebrew Sick Benefit Association of Montreal
memorial dedicated in 1971

"This monument is consecrated as a memorial to our six million brethren who perished in martyrdom 1939-1945. We shall never forget."







 
Russian Polish Hebrew Sick Benevolent Association
memorial dedicated in 1974

The inscription reads:

"Lest we forget! The six million martyrs, among them the Russian-Polish Jewish communities who perished at the hands of the Nazis, 1974-5734."





 

Adath Israel Congregation
memorial dedicated in September 1952

The inscription reads:

"In memoriam to the martyrdom and heroism of the millions of our brethren who perished at the hands of Nazi tyranny 1939-1945."

This memorial was consecrated by the Adath Israel Congregation.


 

United Hebrew Cemeteries
memorial dedicated in 1951

The inscription reads:

"In everlasting memory of the six million Jews killed in cold blood by the Germans, Nazis and their helpers in the years 1939-1945."

This monument was dedicated by Max Petinsky (President of the society).

 

 MOUNT PLEASANT CEMETERY , Duvernay, Quebec
CHELM
Chelmer Society
memorial dedicated in 1959

"This monument is dedicated to the Jewish community of Chelm & outskirts, and to the memory of our beloved parents, brethren, sisters and children massacred with the six million Jews by the Nazis in Europe, 1939-1945."

"They will never be forgotten."




 
FRANCE & BELGIUM
Les Amis de France et de Belgique
memorial dedicated in 1964

"To the memory of the Jews, victims of Nazi barbarism, died without burial, 1939-1945. Lean toward your respect, your piety, for all our martyrs, our thoughts are with them along their painful way. It will lead you to the apex of justice and truth."
 
KRAKOW
Krakower Society of Montreal
memorial dedicated in 1962

"In Memoriam. To our martyred brethren of Krakow and environs who perished as victims of Nazi tyranny 1939-1945." "Never shall their sacrifice be forgotten, for they died in the cause of they name and thy people."

 
LODZ
Lodger Farband of Montreal
memorial dedicated in 1962

"In memory of  our upright and blameless brethren of the Lodz Jewish community who perished during the Nazi Holocaust 1939-1945.

"The avenger of bloodshed remembers them. He does not forget the cry of the humble."





 
RADOM
Radomer Mutual Aid Society
memorial dedicated in 1963

"An everlasting symbol of love and devotion to our brethren of the city of Radom, Poland and vicinity, victims of brutal Nazi annihilation They will never be forgotten."

Hebrew: "
In memory of the holy and pure of Radom and its surroundings in Poland who were killed in the sanctification of G-ds name by the German murderers (G-d should erase their names). May their memory be blessed."


 
ZAGLEMBIE
Association of Zaglembie Jews in Montreal
memorial dedicated in 1964

"This stone is an everlasting symbol of love and devotion dedicated to our beloved brethren who fell victim to brutal persecution 1939-1945. May their souls be bound in eternal peace."

Hebrew: "
To the memory of our martyrs, our relatives and our townspeople of the holy community of Bendin and Sosnovitch (Zaglembie County, Poland) who gave their souls in the sanctification of G-ds name during the days of Amalek, 1939-1945.  May Their Souls be Bound In Eternal Peace."

 
ZAWIERCIE
Zawiercie & Vicinity Relief Society of Montreal
memorial dedicated in 1965

"This is an enduring tribute to our beloved brethren, victims of brutal Nazi persecution 1939-1945.
May their souls be bound up in the bond of eternal life."

Hebrew: "
To the memory of the martyrs of the community of Zawiercie and its surroundings (HAYAD)  who perished during the days of the Shoah by the Nazis (G-d should erase their names) 1939-1945.  May Their Souls be Bound In Eternal Peace."
 
 KEHAL ISRAEL MEMORIAL PARK , Dollard-des-Orneaux, Quebec
Congregation Beth Ora
memorial dedicated in 1986










 
Fasman-Kotliansky Families
STOODENITZA, Ukraine
House of Israel/Ste. Agathe






 
Slumber Haven
dedicated in 1964









 
 SHAAR HASHOMAYIM , Outremont, Quebec
 
"This stone has been erected to the memory of six million Jewish martyrs--victims of Nazi tyranny-1939-1945."

Hebrew: "
To the memory of the souls of our brothers, Children of Israel, who were killed and slaughtered and burnt and choked, in the sanctification of G-ds name, in horrible brutality under the government of wickedness. May Their Souls be Bound In Eternal Peace."


 
 ETERNAL GARDENS , Beaconfield, Quebec


"In loving memory of six million men, women and children whose lives were extinguished by the cruel ideology and inhuman atrocity perpetrated by the Nazis. We shall never forget to remember them always."



 
   
   BETH ZION CONGREGATION , Cote-St.-Luc, Quebec

Dedicated Jun 11, 1995. It reads in part:

"These I Remember...Dedicated in loving memory of six million Jewish men women and children whose lives were extinguished by the cruel ideology and inhuman atrocity of Nazi terror and violence...To our loved ones, we shall never forget to always remember..."

"The names of the relatives of Beth Zion--members who were victims of the Holocaust and sealed in the hollow of the tephillin-shaped memorial and are wrapped in a handwritten parchment  of prayer and endearment....These names are dedicated and placed on the memorial wall of the synagogue in everlasting memory."

 

 ARTHUR-ZYGIELBAUM PARK , Cote-St.-Luc, Quebec


"I cannot remain silent, I cannot live, while the rest of the Jewish people of Poland of whom I am a representative is the midst of perishing..."
-- Shmuel Mordecai (Arthur) Zygielbaum





 

 




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