warsaw ghetto

Does Halacha approve of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising?

Are military actions likely to result in death 'brave', or should the preservation of life take priority?

By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
15/11/2019
Janusz Korczak remembered 77 years after his murder in the Holocaust

Yad Vashem will hold a special symposium and commemorative ceremony on Tuesday

Polish dance troupe recalls Warsaw Ghetto

The harshness and heroism that existed during the time of the Warsaw Ghetto will be on full display in Polish dance group KONTRA’s new theatrical dance performance “Righteous Among the Nations."

By COURTESY
20/06/2019
U.S. Military cadets visit Israel for educational tour

Young American military personnel can learn a lot from tourism their ally in the Middle East and discussing issues with their IDF counterparts.

A letter from the historian of the Warsaw Ghetto

A secret central Yiddish archive was created under the innocent name of “Oneg Shabbos.”

By LEON H. GILDIN
06/02/2019
The politics of memory

A debate over who did what in the Warsaw Ghetto Revolt is part of broader dilemmas of commemorating the Holocaust.

Sarenka, unsung hero of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Anielewicz is not, however, the only central figure in the monument. Above him, a bare-breasted woman is holding a baby high up in her arms toward the heavens – perhaps as an act of rebellion.

By URI MILSTEIN
26/01/2019
Heroes in our midst

A round-up of news from around Israel.

The life and legacy of Holocaust hero Simcha ‘Kazik’ Rotem

When Deborah asks Rotem if he thinks they’ll make it, he responds: “The only thing I can think of is how to blow the bastards up.”

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