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.

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.