Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem, pursues education, documentation, and research about the six-million Jews who were murdered during World War II. The main exhibit hall, with its gut-wrenching displays and photos, ensures we will never forget this grisly time in our history.
The Hall of Names shown in the above photo stands at the end of the displays. The vast cone that descends from the ceiling is covered with photos of those who perished in the Holocaust. They reach to the ceiling, and reflect in the still waters of a pool beneath the cone. In lieu of cemeteries or headstones for the victims, this memorial serves as a remembrance for all time.