Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Commemoration

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When:
April 19, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
2015-04-19T12:00:00-04:00
2015-04-19T12:30:00-04:00
Where:
Warsaw Ghetto Memorial
Riverside Drive & West 83rd Street
New York, NY 10024
USA
Cost:
Free

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Congress for Jewish Culture, Jewish Labor Committee, Workmen’s Circle and Jewish Labor Bund invite you to attend this moving and solemn ceremony to commemorate the 72nd Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Join us in paying tribute to the heroes who fought and perished during the Holocaust.

On April 19, 1943 a group of about 220 Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto staged a historic, heroic uprising. It marked the largest organized armed rebellion within a Jewish ghetto in Nazi occupied Europe during the Holocaust.

Through commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, all resistance efforts against the Nazis are remembered.  The annual commemorations have continued with Yiddish cultural activists carrying on the tradition of honoring the heroism and sacrifice of the Jews of Eastern Europe with remembrances, appropriate Yiddish poetry, music, and the laying of Flowers at Der Shteyn (The Stone)

JOIN US IN HONORING OUR HEROES