Monument to the Chisinau ghetto victims was created in memory of the Jews killed during the Second World War. The ghetto was opened in Chisinau on July 20, 1941. By May 1942, almost all the prisoners were either destroyed or sent to in Transnistria. The monument was erected at the place where it was assumed, erroneously, that the gates to the ghetto were located.
The Chisinau ghetto was created in July 1941. The last group of people was sent for destruction to Transnistria in May 1942. Only three Jewish families, 12 people, survived the war in the ghetto. More than 20 thousand people died from starvation, torture, and executions. The monument to the prisoners is located near the place where the ghetto wall passed. It was installed on Jerusalem street in 1992. The street was named in 1998, in honor of the 3000th anniversary of Jerusalem.