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A building from the Warsaw Ghetto with pictures of Jews on the facade. Credit: Anastasia Petrova/Shutterstock.

New monument pays tribute to archive hidden by Jews in Warsaw Ghetto

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A new monument in Poland that honors a Holocaust-era archive compiled by Jews who lived in the Warsaw Ghetto was unveiled on Monday on the 78th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The monument, a glass...

July 22, 1878: Janusz Korczak was born. A life dedicated to the rights of...

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Janusz Korczak His life, his achievements In the year 1878 – it might have been a year later as the father was not known for looking after his paperwork in time – Janusz Korczak, whose name...

July 17, 1921: Hannah Szenes, a member of the Jewish resistance against Nazism, was...

Hannah Senesh (originally Szenes) was a paratrooper trained to rescue Jews during the Holocaust. Captured and killed by the Nazi's, she is still a national heroine in Israel. Through her brief but noteworthy life, Senesh...

Vera Lynn, the voice of resistance against the Nazis, dies

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Vera Lynn, who sang the songs that touched the hearts and lifted the spirits of Britons from the bomb-blitzed streets of London and Coventry to the sands of North Africa and the jungles of...