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On 78th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Virtual Gathering

Each April 19th, we gather at the stone in the Warsaw Ghetto Memorial Plaza in Riverside Park to mark the anniversary of the single greatest instance of Jewish armed resistance to the Holocaust with...

April 19, 1943: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising began

On April 19, 1943, the Warsaw ghetto uprising began after German troops and police entered the ghetto to deport its surviving inhabitants. By May 16, 1943, the Germans had crushed the uprising and left...

Warsaw Ghetto: In Memoriam. Film Short based on true event

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The Warsaw ghetto uprising began in the early morning hours of Erev Peysach, April 19, 1943. Based on a true story that took place on April 19, 1943, a small group of surviving Jews gather...

January 22, 1943: The Warsaw Ghetto Underground

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The Jewish Fighting Organization of Warsaw (ZOB) issued the following proclamation about this date in 1943, following its first act of armed resistance (January 18th): “On January 22 1943, six months will have elapsed since...

November 11, 1920: Chaike Belchatowska Spiegel, Ghetto Fighter

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Chaike Belchatowska, a fighter in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising who survived to tell about it, was born in Warsaw on this date in 1920. The child of a radical mother, and a member of...
One of the most famous pictures of Jews being rounded up by Nazi Germans during the Holocaust, this from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in May 1943. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

‘We are here’: Virtual concert to honor 77th anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

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The Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, Sing for Hope and Lang Lang International Music Foundation will present the program “We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience,...
Observing Yom HaShoah with a Prayer from Elie Wiesel. credit: National Archives and Records Administration

Recognizing a righteous sacrifice

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While the Holocaust is often associated with Jewish victimhood, Yom Hashoah v’Hagvura also highlights the bravery and sacrifices the Jewish people made during this devastating time in history. One such example is the Warsaw Ghetto...

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and the Living Challenge of Anti-Fascism

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My late father, Charles Slucki (Sluggo), used to tell me that April 19, the start of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, is a heylige date, or holy day, his Yom Kippur; that even though he remembered...

Poland commemorates the 75th anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

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Poland marked the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on Thursday with Polish and Jewish leaders praising the heroism and determination of the fighters against near certain death. “We bow our heads low to...

Today, 75 years of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising are commemorated. A history of resistance...

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It is 75 years since the beginning of one of the most heroic deeds of the Jewish people: the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, during which less than a thousand Jews confronted the powerful Nazi army...