Memorial "The Pit" or "Yama" to the victims of the Holocaust

Screening of ‘The Rescuers’

The memorial "Pit" or "Yama" is dedicated to the victims of the Holocaust. Around 5,000 prisoners of the Minsk Ghetto were shot here by the Nazis on 2 March 1942. The obelisk was erected in 1947 and the bronze sculptural composition "The Last Way" - in 2000. The bronze sculptural composition was made by Belarusian artist, chairman of Jewish communities of Belarus Leonid Levin and sculptor from Israel Elsa Pollak.