Community of Drama which numbered 1,200 Jews prior to the Second World
War. Only 39 survived the Holocaust. Today only one family is living in
Drama, the family of Iakovos Koen.
The Holocaust monument was erected
by the committee of the neighboring city of Kavala, consisting of S. Tsiminos,
V. Venouziou, and S. Angel, and the Central Board of Jewish Communities.
The monument was inaugurated on Sunday
May 9, 2000, as the closing ceremony to a week of events in the memory
of the Jewish community of Drama.
The inauguration of the Holocaust
monument was followed by the revealing of a plaque mounted on the wall
of the tobacco warehouse, where the Jews of Drama were gathered prior to