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29 Oct: October 29, 1942. Assassination of Jakub Lejkin

79 years ago, the Jewish Combat Organization carried out its first execution in the Warsaw Ghetto. Eliahu Różański shot Jakub Lejkin  – the chief of the Jewish police in Gęsia Street. Read how reports from the Ringelblum Archive describe the circumstances.

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24 Aug: Quiet like a pigeon. Daniel Fligelman

A student and a refugee from Aleksandrów Kujawski, Daniel Fligelman transcribed, edited and copied testimonies about persecution of Jews in the ghettos, in the Eastern Borderlands, in labor camps. A „biting sense of humor” was a distinctive feature in his writings.