Chapter: In the Public / Press Reports  -  Image: The Hessian TV visiting us.


Project development

Turning Point to Life - Rabbi Mordechai Mendelson sets the Turning Point with the inscription "Life" - "Chai" in Hebrew - in the middle of the Rose of the Shalom. It is the center of the Peace Memorial.  (Focus, June 9, 2017)

Yad Vashem Leadership Mission - Report by Thomas Zieringer on his participation in the Leadership Mission of Israeli organization Yad Vashem (memorial). The Leadership Mission group was received by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on July 10, 2016 in Jerusalem.  (Bergsträßer Anzeiger, July 10, 2016)

Inauguration, Garden of Freedom - The inauguration was celebrated in the official framework of the celebration of "50 years of relations between Israel and Germany". Theme of the festival: healing of deep wounds.  (u. a. Bergsträßer Anzeiger, October 4, 2015)

Wide view from the Tree of Life (Travel Report) - During the hike from the Auerbacher Fürstenlager to Reichenbach, you will also pass the Peace Memorial in the Garden of Freedom - reflection and meditation at altitude.  (Darmstädter Echo, June 27, 2015)

Where dust is turned to light - The artist Thomas Zieringer presents his work in the Martin Buber House in Heppenheim. Enrollment of Mrs. Buber Agassi the granddaughter Martin Bubers to the association Friedensmal Wendepunkt.  (Darmstädter Echo, September 25, 2014)

Lag baOmer Fest, Bensheim - In the Garden of Freedom in Bensheim-Hochstädten, a Jewish community from Karlsruhe celebrated the Lag baOmer fest for the first time. It was designed as an opportunity for an encounter with the local people.  (Bergsträßer Anzeiger, May 22, 2014)

Peace Memorial is accepted - A group of spry pensioners from the Bergstraße district, with organiser Willi Lerchl at its centre, visited the Peace Memorial in Hochstädten. Willi Lerchl elaborated on his group’s activities: “Statistically speaking, only a few of us will become centenarians. That inspired us to use the time we have left."  (Bergsträßer Anzeiger, July 17, 2013)

Accusation of tax wasting - A letter to the editor as a response. In fact, this project had been completely privately funded and had provided the state with tax revenues.  (Bergsträßer Anzeiger, October 30, 2012)

Jerusalem Border Stone - Greetings from the Frankfurt Rabbi Andrew Steiman: "Jerusalem is more than a place, Jerusalem is a state of beauty ..." On October 21, 2012, the (Jerusalem) Border Stone in Bensheim-Hochstädten was inaugurated at 3:00 pm in the Garden of Freedom.  (Bergsträßer Anzeiger, Darmstädter Echo u. a., October 25, 2012)

Art at the way - "When in 1998 in Germany as much as controversially discussed about the meaning and form of a central Holocaust memorial in Berlin, Zieringer had the idea that is now taking shape. In spring, the Tree of Life should be visible in the black gravel ..."  (JÜDISCHE ALLGEMEINE, December 6, 2010)

The Approval - The association has the approval for the construction of the Friedensmals at Bensheim. Construction begins in spring 2010. Presentation of the first draft for the monument.  (Bergsträßer Anzeiger, January 4, 2010)




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