Inaugurations as developmental steps


Turning Point to Life - On May 14, 2017, Rabbi Mordechai Mendelson set the Turning Point to Life in the Peace Memorial at a meeting of his congregation in the Garden of Freedom in Bensheim-Hochstädten. He consecrated the Turning Point and blessed the place by reading Psalm 126.

Garden of Freedom - On September 27, 2015, the Garden of Freedom was inaugurated. This happened with an event in the framework of "50 years of relations between Israel and Germany". Event: "A Celebration of Life - Healing Deep Wounds". Patron: Bat-Sheva Dagan.

Encounter Fest - On 18. 5. 2014 the Jewish Chabad community from Karlsruhe celebrated the festival Lag baOmer in the Garden of Freedom in Bensheim-Hochstädten. It was an encounter fest with local people.

Peace Memorial - On March 22, 2013 the Peace Memorial was inaugurated with a picture of the Rose of Shalom on the front pages of Israeli newspapers - in national and international editions.

Border Stone - On October 21, 2012, the Border Stone was inaugurated. The pictures and explanations tell a parable about how to get back to the heart.

Rose of Shalom - On 17. 5. 2012 the Rose of Shalom was inaugurated and the place was opened to the public. Here you will find pictures and texts which give a good impression about the celebration.

Psalm Hike - Hebrew psalms at the "Street of Peace". Hike from the Hochstaedter valley to the construction site of the Peace Memorial on the hill.

Foundation stone - On 26. 4. 2010 was the laying of the foundation stone with Dean Thomas Gross. Everything started here. It should become the Garden of Freedom. The Peace Memorial and the whole garden have been constructed from this point.


How to build a memorial

Construction work - The progress of the construction of the Garden of Freedom in the years 2010 - 2014 is shown here with numerous pictures and explanations.




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