Writing about the importance of Holocaust remembrance as an integral part of the Israeli landscape, Karmi stated in the Yad Layeled catalogue:
"The historical memory of Yad Layeled has left a mark on Israeli identity. The greatest challenge of post-Holocaust generations is to preserve and rebuild our Jewish identity. This idea is expressed by the symbolic descent to the bottom of the spiral structure – a descent from light to darkness. At the end of this progression is the Eternal Flame, but from there, from this pit of darkness, the quest for light will begin anew – back to the aqueduct alongside the museum walls, and the fields, and the butterflies and the sun."
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