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Rio Mayor Crivella Lays Cornerstone for Holocaust Memorial

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Writer

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of history's great tragedies was remembered this past Friday, July 14th, as Rio Mayor Marcelo Crivella was in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone) to commemorate the laying of the cornerstone for the Holocaust Memorial at Yitzhak Rabin Park in Mirante do Pasmado in Botafogo.

Privately funded, the Holocaust Memorial includes the construction of a 22-meter tall tower divided into ten parts, symbolizing the biblical commandments. At the tower's base will be inscribed the words, "Thou shalt not kill."

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