Last Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Fighter Dies

Last Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Fighter Dies

The last surviving resistance fighter from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943 passed away on Dec. 22 in Jerusalem at the age of 94. Simcha Rotem, born Kazik Ratajzer in Warsaw in 1924, joined the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish Combat Organization in 1942, after having been a...
Poland Marks 75th anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Poland Marks 75th anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Poland marked the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on Thursday with Polish and Jewish leaders praising the heroism and determination of the fighters against near certain death. “We bow our heads low to their heroism, their bravery, their determination...