warsaw ghetto

The Warsaw Ghetto’s last synagogue

The construction of Warsaw’s Great Synagogue, one of the grandest synagogues constructed in the 19th century, was completed in September 1878.


The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and the Novogrudok Tunnel Escape

I first became aware of the connection between the uprising and the Novogrudok tunnel escape during a memorial meeting of Novogrudok survivors and their descendants several years ago in Tel Aviv.


56% of Israeli youth don't know who Mordechai Anielewicz is - poll

The Darkenu poll also found that 28% of Israeli youth don't know what the Final Solution or Auschwitz is.

Jews held at gunpoint by Nazis during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

On This Day: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising begins

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising began on April 19 and ended on May 16, killing an estimated 7,000 Jews.

Remains from Warsaw Ghetto buried in Jewish cemetery

Members of the Jewish community of Warsaw buried the bones of a person who may have died 80 years ago in the city’s ghetto during the Holocaust.

Ewa Jasiewicz attends a protest rally against Israel in Istanbul, Turkey, June 3, 2010.

She vandalized a Holocaust memorial. Now she teaches about antisemitism

Ewa Jasiewicz, who spray-painted the slogan in Poland in 2010, has given three sessions titled “Understanding Antisemitism."


On this day 78 years ago, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising broke out

It was the first large-scale revolt by Jews during World War II.

Kiryat Yam Absorption Center renamed to honor Warsaw Ghetto Uprising hero

his is the second time that the absorption center in Kiryat Yam has been named after her in recognition of her contribution to the Zionist enterprise.

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