Warsaw Ghetto

News for Warsaw Ghetto

The Jews who fought back during the Holocaust

The Jews who fought back during the Holocaust

Our communal sense of history and peoplehood give us the strength to continue while our enemies fall by the wayside. Op-ed.Gabriel Groisman, 30/01/2021 18:29
Secret bunker discovered in Warsaw Ghetto - 76 years later

Secret bunker discovered in Warsaw Ghetto - 76 years later

Dozens of pairs of tefillin found in buildings razed in Warsaw Ghetto are brought secretly to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 09:31
Warsaw mayor lights Hanukkah candles

Warsaw mayor lights Hanukkah candles

Mayor of Poland's capital that once housed largest Nazi ghetto in Europe lit Hanukkah candles during Chabad-organized ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2020 17:26
Holocaust and Ghetto Uprising Memorial Day

Holocaust and Ghetto Uprising Memorial Day

The month of Nisan, the month of the holiday of freedom, is when Jews fought for their liberty and lives throughout history. The story of four periods of tenacity and courage. Daniel Pinner, 21/04/2020 12:53
Poland commemorates Warsaw ghetto uprising amid pandemic

Poland commemorates Warsaw ghetto uprising amid pandemic

Poland replaces annual official ceremonies to remember 1943 uprising with low-key gatherings.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2020 01:14
Pesach 1943: The importance of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising

Pesach 1943: The importance of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising

The brave but doomed Jewish revolt against the Nazis began on Passover Eve.Dr. Alex Grobman, 13/04/2020 00:01
The story of the last 'Seder' in the Warsaw Ghetto

The story of the last 'Seder' in the Warsaw Ghetto

As we head into 'Carona Passover 2020,' hear a touching account of Jews unwilling to miss Seder in the Warsaw Ghetto 70 years ago.From the Depths, 08/04/2020 16:44
'On Animals & People': The heroism of the Warsaw Zoo directors

'On Animals & People': The heroism of the Warsaw Zoo directors

A new documentary about the Polish couple who hid Jews in their home at the Warsaw Zoo under the Nazis' nose will be released soon.Nissan Tzur, 31/07/2019 13:49
Hollywood producer helping establish new Warsaw Ghetto museum

Hollywood producer helping establish new Warsaw Ghetto museum

Producer Charles B. Wessler asks anyone with artifacts from Warsaw Ghetto to donate it to a new museum to open in the Polish city in 2023.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 07/07/2019 13:41
First Time Since Holocaust: Passover Seder in the Warsaw Ghetto

First Time Since Holocaust: Passover Seder in the Warsaw Ghetto

76 years after Warsaw Ghetto uprising, hundreds of Jews gather in ghetto to hold Passover Seder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2019 10:54
Watch: Pence, Netanyahu, and Polish PM at Warsaw Ghetto memorial

Watch: Pence, Netanyahu, and Polish PM at Warsaw Ghetto memorial

Vice President Pence, PM Netanyahu, and Polish Premier Morawiecki visit memorial monument to Warsaw Ghetto.Yoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 14/02/2019 16:17
Poland honors last surviving fighter from Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Poland honors last surviving fighter from Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Warsaw observes moment of silence in honor of last surviving fighter from Ghetto uprising. 'May his memory live on,' says Polish president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2018 22:51
Last fighter from Warsaw Ghetto Uprising passes away

Last fighter from Warsaw Ghetto Uprising passes away

Simcha Rotem, last surviving fighter from the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising by Jewish partisans against the Nazis, dies at 94.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2018 01:12
Warsaw Ghetto vandal guest of honor at Labour party conference

Warsaw Ghetto vandal guest of honor at Labour party conference

Ewa Jasiewicz, who defaced wall of the Warsaw Ghetto and called for murder of Israeli Knesset members, to address Labour conference.Gary Willig, 11/09/2018 20:41
Exclusive discussion honors 75th anniversay of Warsaw Ghetto Rrevolt

Exclusive discussion honors 75th anniversay of Warsaw Ghetto Rrevolt

A film called Uprising and a renewed curriculum trace the rebellion that lasted longer than the time Poland held out against the Nazis. Cindy Grosz, 28/04/2018 22:02
They did not go like sheep to the slaughter

They did not go like sheep to the slaughter

This year, uniquely, Yom Ha'atsmaut falls on the Gregorian date of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and contrary to popular belief, the Jews of the ghetto were not the only ones who fought back. Jonny Daniels, 19/04/2018 22:41
Remembering the Jews who fought back against the Nazis

Remembering the Jews who fought back against the Nazis

Today marks 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising as well as the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel: OP EDJohnny Daniels , 19/04/2018 15:51
Holocaust survivor: My brothers built bunkers, we hid in sewers

Holocaust survivor: My brothers built bunkers, we hid in sewers

Seventy-five years after the Warsaw ghetto's end, the dead live on in memory.AFP, 18/04/2018 08:35
Warsaw Ghetto museum to show ties with Jews

Warsaw Ghetto museum to show ties with Jews

Poland's government says planned museum devoted to Warsaw Ghetto will convey centuries of close ties between Poles and Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2018 06:35
Poland to build Warsaw Ghetto museum

Poland to build Warsaw Ghetto museum

New museum focuses on life and death in the Warsaw Ghetto, where the Nazis imprisoned nearly 500,000 Jews during the Holocaust.AFP, 18/11/2017 18:15
Proof of Nazi evils by Warsaw Ghetto Jews gets first exhibition

Proof of Nazi evils by Warsaw Ghetto Jews gets first exhibition

Documentation of Nazi atrocities heroically saved by Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto have gone on display for the first time.JTA, 16/11/2017 18:01
Warsaw Ghetto fighter wins lawsuit over published love letters

Warsaw Ghetto fighter wins lawsuit over published love letters

Fighter from Warsaw Ghetto uprising sues over publishing of letters to romantic partner in book without his consent.JTA, 24/09/2017 18:00
Ivanka Trump visits Warsaw Ghetto Memorial

Ivanka Trump visits Warsaw Ghetto Memorial

Daughter of US President visits monument to heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising against Nazi regime.AFP, 06/07/2017 15:35
Historic plum tree from Warsaw ghetto has second chance to grow

Historic plum tree from Warsaw ghetto has second chance to grow

Plum tree which grew in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War 2 has a chance to grow again after being cut down in December.JTA, 10/05/2017 18:17
Watch: Torah scrolls buried in Warsaw

Watch: Torah scrolls buried in Warsaw

Warsaw's Jewish community buried damaged Torah scrolls on the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Yoni Kempinski, 23/04/2017 04:35
Warsaw Jewish community buries damaged Torah scrolls

Warsaw Jewish community buries damaged Torah scrolls

On the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, Warsaw Jewish community buries the remains of damaged pre-war Torah scrolls.AFP, 19/04/2017 22:43
Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto available online

Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto available online

Jewish Historical Institute to open an exhibition dedicated to the Ringelblum Archive, which chronicles the history of the Warsaw Ghetto.JTA, 16/09/2016 04:24
Rivlin marks Tisha B'Av with a study session

Rivlin marks Tisha B'Av with a study session

In the run-up the Jews' most tragic day of mourning, President Reuven Rivlin finds solace and unity in Torah study.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2016 17:31
700 march for Warsaw ghetto doctors, nurses

700 march for Warsaw ghetto doctors, nurses

Marchers hang ribbons with the names of the dead to honor the medical personnel of the Warsaw ghetto.JTA, 25/07/2016 16:53
Holocaust Survivor Recognized After Six Years

Holocaust Survivor Recognized After Six Years

79-year-old woman confined in Warsaw Ghetto fought Israel's Finance Ministry for six years to receive survivor compensation.Cynthia Blank, 23/07/2015 13:24
Moshe Arens in Shdema Speaks: Warsaw Ghetto Events

Moshe Arens in Shdema Speaks: Warsaw Ghetto Events

Event, funded by Women in Green, discusses full extent of Jewish, Israeli involvement in Uprising, tells unknown perspective.Tova Dvorin, 17/11/2013 13:50
It Happened Seventy Years Ago - Today

It Happened Seventy Years Ago - Today

Three events of great significance occurred on the 12th of Iyar - two in 1943 and one in 1948. What a difference between the three - and at the same time, what a connection! Daniel Pinner, 22/04/2013 09:27
Hundreds Gather to Mark Ghetto Uprising

Hundreds Gather to Mark Ghetto Uprising

Hundreds of people, including Holocaust survivors, gathered as Poland marked the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Elad Benari, Canada, 19/04/2013 23:14
Poland's Jews Mark 70th Anniversary of Uprising

Poland's Jews Mark 70th Anniversary of Uprising

Around 100 people gathered at Warsaw's synagogue to pay tribute to the Jews who took part in the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Elad Benari, 19/04/2013 06:15
What We Owe the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes

What We Owe the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes

Anti-Semitism matters because it is an assault on Humanity.Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 07/04/2013 07:16
Shoah Day: 70 Years since Warsaw Ghetto Rebellion

Shoah Day: 70 Years since Warsaw Ghetto Rebellion

Central theme for Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2013: Defiance and Rebellion.Gil Ronen, 06/04/2013 23:03
Jews Outraged by Hitler Statue in Warsaw Ghetto

Jews Outraged by Hitler Statue in Warsaw Ghetto

An artist has caused huge controversy after placing a statue of Adolf Hitler praying on his knees in the former Warsaw Ghetto.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/12/2012 22:30
Obama to Honor Deceased Holocaust Whistle Blower

Obama to Honor Deceased Holocaust Whistle Blower

President Obama will honor a deceased former Polish underground officer who was one of the first people to expose Nazi atrocities.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 24/04/2012 09:17
Spielberg Archive Film Shows Dead Sea Settlements

Spielberg Archive Film Shows Dead Sea Settlements

Two historic films uploaded to the Spielberg Archive show the Warsaw Ghetto and the building of the first Dead Sea settlements in Israel. Chana Ya'ar, 07/11/2011 18:01
A Salute to WW II Women Vets

A Salute to WW II Women Vets

Women soldiers who fought the Nazis often are overlooked, but a Knesset committee Monday gave them a special salute on International Women’s Day. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 09/03/2010 14:43
Ghetto Records: Racing Time

Ghetto Records: Racing Time

Archivists at the Museum of the Ghetto Fighters are working frantically to find remains of Jewish life in the Warsaw Ghetto. A call to Anglos.Hana Levi Julian, 30/12/2009 23:01
Jewish Youth Rebels in Holocaust

Jewish Youth Rebels in Holocaust

A new museum has been opened that focuses on activist youth rebellions against the Nazis, especially during the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.Hana Levi Julian and Kobi Finkler, 27/11/2009 09:58