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Jewish Resistance to the Holocaust

This online exhibition examines the resistance efforts undertaken by Jews during the Holocaust, from armed uprisings, to rescue missions and the maintenance of covert religious practices.

Virtual Book Talk: The Light of Days

As part of the Library’s ‘Jewish Resistance to the Holocaust’ event series, Judy Batalion will be discussing her acclaimed new book, ‘The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos’.

Jewish Resistance to the Holocaust

Due to popular demand this exhibition, which draws upon the Library's unique archival collections to tell the often untold story of Jewish resistance, will be returning for a limited run in September 2021.

A Virtual Talk: Defiance and Protest. Forgotten Individual Jewish Resistance in Nazi Germany

Jewish resistance during the Holocaust is largely understood as rare armed group activities in the Nazi-occupied East, for example, ghetto uprisings or partisan activities. By contrast, this talk focuses on forgotten individual acts of resistance, like the case of Hertha Reis, who protested in plain daylight against the persecution in 1941, a few months before the mass deportation started in the capital of the Third Reich.

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