Jewish Resistance

A group of Jewish partisans known as the Olenski group, named after their leader, David Olenski. They hid deep in the Polish forests. A group of Jewish partisans known as the Olenski group, named after their leader, David Olenski. They hid deep in the Polish forests. Source: Courtesy of Luba Olenski

Although Nazi domination made it extremely difficult for Jews to fight back, wherever and whenever it was possible, Jews resisted. Resistance took many forms.

 

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising - by Charles Aisen

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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising - by Charles Aisen
Australia

Charles Aisen, who was born into a tinsmith and iron-working family in 1901, left Poland for Melbourne in 1926. He created this tin sculpture after travelling to Warsaw for the 22nd anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Source: JHC, courtesy of Charles Aisen