Monday, January 17

Have you seen them? Every winter, inquiries flood in about broken stumbling blocks.

When the snow melts, the stumbling blocks emerge. And after every single winter, several of them have to be replaced as a result of injuries.

This stumbling block outside Gyldenløves gate 18 is one of several that have been damaged this winter.

In Oslo, 437 stumbling blocks have been placed around the capital. The stones are cast in sidewalks in places where Jews or other victims of Nazism lived or worked until they were deported and killed during World War II.

But when they reappear from the snow, several of them are destroyed. Every winter, there are many inquiries from the public, says director of the Jewish Museum, Torill Torp-Holte.

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