Essays Tagged: "Warsaw Ghetto"

Similarities between WW1 and The destruction of the Second Temple

lled.What episode in Jewish history is depicted in this scenario?Most people would say this was the Warsaw Ghetto uprising against the Nazis in 1943. But in fact it was the Roman destruction of Jerusa ... alem and the Second Temple in the year 70The destruction of the Second temple and the attack on the Warsaw Ghetto, although separated by nearly two thousand years have and eerie sameness.The Germans s ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Like Elie Weisels "night" This is the story of a man with compassion during the Holocaust. There are a couple spelling mistakes

imated 1.8 million Jews had been killed bythe Germans and 300,000 of the 500,000 Jews jammed in the Warsaw ghetto hadbeen deported to a small villages where Germans set up death camps. What if all oft ... man by the name of Jan Karski,a liason officers of the Polish underground who infiltarted both the Warsawr Ghettoand a German concentration camp. He made one of the first eye witness accountsof the H ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A short bliography on Mary, Mother of Jesus. Florence Nightingale, and Irena Sendler (Jewish Holocaust hero) and their displays of holiness. Alos includes a compare and contrast of the three women

onal class.Irena SendlerIrena Sendler was born in 1910 in Otwock, a town some 15 miles southeast of Warsaw. She was greatly influenced by her father who was one of the first Polish Socialists. During ... i's and in a show of remarkable bravery, rescued 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto. She was rescuing these children from most certain death, as very few came out of the ...

(5 pages) 88 1 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Warsaw Ghetto

life was like. For manypeople who were imprisoned there that was what life was like surviving inthe Warsaw Ghetto.The Warsaw Ghetto was put in the oldest, seediest area intown. It was marked off with ... rebellion. Most of all, hunger hadtaken its toll on so many people they were too weak to fight.The Warsaw upraise started on April 19, 1943 and ended on May16,1943. 56,000 Jewish people were captured ...

(3 pages) 47 1 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Extermination Camp, Treblinka: An Overview

d to life in prison.On June 22, 1942 the first transports of people arrived, Jews deported from the Warsaw ghetto. From that day onwards, Jews were delivered to the camp from occupied Poland, Czechosl ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

German Concentrationcamps: a girl talks

und the area and it had barbed wire and broken glass fixed on top of it (5). We just arrived in the Warsaw ghetto. It was a small area of Warsaw in which we were placed and kept in, away from the soci ...

(7 pages) 32 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Composer Biography : Wladyslaw Szpilman 825 words; works cited

army invaded Poland in September of 1939. During a Polish radio performance as Nazi tanks roll into Warsaw. Unmarried and still living with his parents, brother and two sisters, Szpilman was a man of ... sic. But he's Jewish, and, caught in the crush of psychotic race hatred.First, like all the Jews in Warsaw, Szpilman was forced to wear a Star of David on his sleeve and forbidden access to most publi ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Reactions to the Holocaust (Answers in full sentences)

ad abandoned them? (You must refer to then Covenant in your answer)Q1b: God was put on trial in the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland. What proof could the defense team have used in God's defence?Q1c: How would ... azi regime and its operations in order to save his people and to protect the Covenant.1b:Within the Warsaw Ghetto during the Holocaust, God was put 'on trial'. This was designed to be a fair trial, so ...

(6 pages) 49 1 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Warsaw Ghetto Its a resaerch paper

The city of Warsaw held an extremely large amount of Jews before World War II but the number only continued to r ... r II but the number only continued to rise during the war. When the news of what went on inside the Warsaw ghetto, it gave inspiration to other Jews who were receiving the same discrimination. The Jew ... were receiving the same discrimination. The Jews were nearly one-third of the entire population of Warsaw and could be found in every part of the city. They had integrated into the city entirely.The ...

(7 pages) 29 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II


he fall in 1943; where hundreds of thousands of Jews were put in quarantined or better known as the Warsaw ghetto. The Nazi troops were surprised to see how these proud Jews fought with honor until th ... l the last day of their life. The movie begins in Poland in 1943, the Jews were put into the Warsaw ghetto, the Jews had to fallow the rules that the Nazis put over them, and they had to wear t ...

(5 pages) 26 1 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Why did the status and position of the Jews in Europe worsen in the years 1938 to 1945?

f, as an average adult needs 2000 calories a day. So many people died in these Ghettos. In the 1940 Warsaw Ghetto 90 people died of starvation. In the 1941 Ghetto the number increase very quickly to 1 ... 1941 Ghetto the number increase very quickly to 11,000. At its worst point 500 people each week. In Warsaw the temperature could drop dramatically to 20 below zero. This temperature would slowly kill ...

(2 pages) 25 1 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Hope Is the Last to Die" by Haline Birenbaum

nbaum "Hope Is the Last to Die" is the author's account of her expierience growing up in the warsaw ghetto, and her eventual deportation to, imprisonment in, and survival of the Majdanek, Ausch ... tz, Ravensbruck, and Neustadt-Glewe camps. In the beginning of the book Halina lives in a suburb of Warsaw, still very young, she doesn't understand the intensity of the situations to come. In 1940 a ...

(5 pages) 25 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Was there a gender aspect to survival?

lack of jobs. However, Dalia Ofer writes of "...the ingenuity and adaptability of many women in the Warsaw Ghetto. Many of them took great support their families with most of these women ex ...

(12 pages) 99 0 3.9 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


The Warsaw Ghetto In my topic about the Warsaw Ghetto I will be telling you about what life was ... over Europe. About 160,000 of them were German jews.On April 19,1943 was the night of Passover. In Warsaw the Jews had very little to celebrate. Millions of Jews were struggling to survive in a ghett ... ish army. Many Jews were murdered by special SS that were assigned to murder Jews.Conditions in the Warsaw Ghetto were terrible from the first day. The germans had forced the Jews to build and pay for ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Death marches

ermany, Poland and Austria. Some of the more notable death marches included the mass march from the Warsaw Ghetto to the extermination camp at Auschwitz and the numerous marches that occurred followin ... subsequent implementation of the death march to exterminate large segments of the Jewish population.Warsaw Perhaps one of the most interesting examples of the kinds of atrocities that occurred and the ...

(9 pages) 1935 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Holocaust essay

uffering and sorrow, with people expelled from their homes from around 79 countries and placed into Ghettos. The placement within the Ghettos was a temporary process, where they were held captive in i ... before transporting them to either work to death in concentration camps. The conditions within the Ghettos were poor, with little food and cramped, disease-ridden conditions, making the stay for the ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II