20 April 2012

A Powerful and Moving Image

This was the official poster for Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day. For me it is truly a powerful image.

My thanks to Snoopy for posting it and thus drawing it to my attention

Snoopy also provided a link to Midnight East which provides more background information regarding the image.

For information: the Hebrew caption reads Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day 5772. I had to ask Snoopy for a translation as I do not read Hebrew


6 comments:

Gina said...

Wow. What an amazing photograph.
Thanks for posting it, Jams!

jams o donnell said...

It really is powerful.

Syncopated Eyeball said...

Yes, very powerful - beautiful to look at, sad to contemplate.

jams o donnell said...

SO true, Syncy

Andrew S said...

Fine and appropriate (and always devastating to contemplate its subject). I increasingly turn away, these days, from things I should address. Same thing happened to my mother at the age I am now. Increasingly I cannot face the worst of the TV news, and images like this make me pause, then try to change my thoughts. When I was young and hopeful I could take it, but increasingly, no more. But thanks for posting.

jams o donnell said...

I know how you feel Andrew I find it harder and harder with each year to address such matters. On the other hand, while things continue to move me, uplift me or anger me I know I am still the person I think I am.

Perhaps I am not yet ready to think only of puppies and cushions!