Philadelphia’s New Holocaust Memorial Opens Amid Somber Ceremony

More than half a century after unveiling the country’s first public Holocaust memorial, Philadelphia expanded and enhanced its Holocaust Memorial Plaza to focus on both remembrance and education.

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This photo shows the redesigned Holocaust Memorial Plaza in Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. The memorial, which originally opened in 1964, has been expanded and enhanced to focus on both remembrance and education.
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A sign is displayed at the redesigned Holocaust Memorial Plaza in Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. The memorial, which originally opened in 1964, has been expanded and enhanced to focus on both remembrance and education.
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This photo shows the redesigned Holocaust Memorial Plaza in Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. The memorial, which originally opened in 1964, has been expanded and enhanced to focus on both remembrance and education.
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This photo shows the redesigned Holocaust Memorial Plaza in Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. The memorial, which originally opened in 1964, has been expanded and enhanced to focus on both remembrance and education.
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This photo shows the redesigned Holocaust Memorial Plaza in Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. The memorial, which originally opened in 1964, has been expanded and enhanced to focus on both remembrance and education.
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