Articles

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28 Oct: Aleksander Landau

An engineer, managed a wood workshop in the Warsaw Ghetto – one of the forced labor companies working for the German army. Supported the Oneg Shabbat group and the Jewish Social Self-Help. During the Great Deportation to the Treblinka death camp, he offered shelter to intellectuals in his factory. During an attempt to escape occupied Poland, he fell prey to a Gestapo conspiracy.

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20 Aug: Kiddush Hashem. In memory of Szymon Huberband

On August 18, 1942, Szymon Huberband, a rabbi, who, according to Emanuel Ringelblum, was one of the most important collaborators of the Oneg Shabbat group, was deported to Treblinka. We present a fragment of his written accounts about saving the Torah from destruction by the Germans.

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15 Aug: August 15, 1942: Eliasz Gutkowski sends his son to the Czerniaków farm

August 15, 1942 was the 25th day of the great deportation from the Warsaw ghetto. Eliasz Gutkowski, the second secretary of the Oneg Szabat group, decided to hide his son on a farm in the Czerniaków suburb of Warsaw. It was an exceptionally friendly place for Jews from the Warsaw ghetto. Icchak Cukierman recalls.