Jewish Museum of Berlin
Jüdisches Museum (Jewish Museum) found in the city of Berlin in Germany is one of the biggest Jewish museums in Europe. Its extraordinary design was chosen by the government of Berlin as a result of a contest organized in 1988. Open to public since 2001, the museum is one of Berlin’s most visited places.
The museum acquired its present day form with the addition of architect Daniel Libeskind’s chosen project – a zigzag shaped building, later named Blitz (lightning), referring to the bombings during World War 2. The zigzag shaped building with its architectural voids points out the Jewish History that is impossible to display in its entirety.