This day in Jewish history / The Warsaw Ghetto uprising begins, in the mind

15.01.2013                      04.Schwat. 5773

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This day in Jewish history / The Warsaw Ghetto uprising begins, in the mind

On January 14, 1943, at a meeting of the surviving leadership of the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto, Rabbi Menachem Ziemba called for armed resistance to the German occupiers.

Ziemba was a member of the ultra-Orthodox Ger Hasidic sect, and his statement is a rare recorded example of a leader of religious Judaism endorsing such a line of aggressive action during the Holocaust….