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RESISTANCE

during the Holocaust

United States

Holocaust Memorial Museum

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This pamphlet explores examples of armed and unarmed resistance by Jews and other Holocaust victims. Many courageous acts of resistance were carried out in Nazi ghettos and camps and by partisan members of national and political resistance movements across German-occupied Europe. Many individuals and groups in ghettos and camps also engaged in acts of spiritual resistance such as the continuance of religious traditions and the preservation of cultural institutions. Although resistance activities in Nazi Germany were largely ineffective and lacked broad support, some political and religious opposition did emerge.

Front cover: Partisans from the Kovno ghetto in the Rudniki forest of Lithuania. 1943–44. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel Back cover: Jewish partisan musical troupe in the Naroch forest in Belorussia. 1943. Organisation des partisans combattants de la résistance et des insurgés des ghettos en Israel

Inside front cover: Three Jewish partisans in the Parczew forest near Lublin. 1943–44. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel PRODUCTION OF THIS PAMPHLET IS FUNDED IN PART BY THE

UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM’S MILES LERMAN CENTER

FOR THE STUDY OF JEWISH RESISTANCE.

RESISTANCE

RESIST during the Holocaust