02.05.2011 28.Nisan, 5771 Holocaust-Tag; Tag 13 des Omer
The Kiddush Hashem Archive is a long-standing Haredi enterprise dedicated to commemorating the Holocaust which is located throughout Bnei Brak; the planned facility is thus a breakthrough, to be located in one place in the center of the Haredi city.
A few months ago, bulldozers demolished a private home in the middle of Bnei Brak. The now-vacant lot, situated between two homes and closed off by a fence, bears a colorful sign: "A holy archive is to be built here, with God's help." The six-floor building to be constructed at the site, which is only at the planning stage today, is slated to become a first-of-its-kind facility, and what some say will be the symbol of a transformation in the ultra-Orthodox community's attitude toward the Holocaust.
In fact, the Kiddush Hashem Archive is a long-standing Haredi enterprise dedicated to commemorating the Holocaust. It was established by the late Rabbi Moshe Prager and is run today by Rabbi David Skulsky. However, it is actually located in a series of places scattered around Bnei Brak. The planned facility is thus a breakthrough, to be located in one place in the center of the Haredi city….