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Shalekhet (Fallen Leaves), Menashe Kadishman’s memorial to the victims of the Holocaust and all victims of war and violence in the Jüdisches Museum (Jewish Museum) in Berlin.

I imagine the many sounds that walking across this sea of iron faces must evoke: the rustle of fallen leaves, yes, but also the tinkling of falling rain, the crunch of littered bones, the clanking of innumerable manacles, footsteps through frozen snow, the clatter of chains.