Miami Beach, Florida: Giant Hand Holocaust Memorial

Expressive 40-foot-high hand reaching skyward is wrapped at its wrist by emaciated Holocaust victims. Grim and memorable.
Address:
1933 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach, FL
Directions:
From Dade Blvd turn south at the stoplight onto Convention Center Drive, then make the first right onto 19th St. Drive to the end of the block and turn right into the small parking lot. You walk through a tunnel to get to the base of the hand.
Hours:
Daily 10am - 9pm (Call to verify)
Phone:
305-538-1663
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Holocaust Hand.

Giant Hand Holocaust Memorial

Moving monument. Inspiring to say the least. A stark reminder of the pain and suffering of these poor souls during the Holocaust/WWII and the inspiration provided by a survivor.

[R Mogel, 04/10/2019]

Holocaust Hand.

Holocaust Memorial

This is a very impressive 40-foot-high outstretched hand sculpture that is available for viewing every day of the year. The statue has sculptures of Holocaust victims of all ages on the lower parts of the hand, at the base, and some further out. There are adults reaching out to older people; babies and children reaching to adults. Some are clearly in agony and dying. In addition there is a large wall that has the history of the Holocaust along with names of victims and a large reflecting pool one can see when you come to visit. Very somber reminder of the tragedy of the Holocaust.

[Marilyn Mahabee-Harris, 02/04/2019]

April 2019: Photo added.

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