The Monument of Jewish Martyrs of the Holocaust
The Municipality of Larissa and the Jewish Community, in memory and homage to the memory of the 235 Jewish residents of the town, victims of the Holocaust, erected and dedicated on 1987, the first in Greece Monument of Jewish Martyrs of the Holocaust. The monument is the work of the sculptor Georgios Chouliaras. It was built on a square next to the Synagogue, created on the position of old jewish properties, and for this reason the Municipality named it as “Square of Jewish Martyrs of the Holocaust”. The unveiling of the monument took place on April 5th 1987 by the representative of the government, the Minister for the Environment Physical Planning and Public Works Evaggelos Kouloumpis, the Mayor of Larissa Aristeidis Lamproulis and the President of the Central Board of Jewish Communities of Greece Joseph Lovinger, in an exceptionally emotional ceremony with the participation of many important personalities and a lot of people.