Warsaw, Poland Jewish Virtual Library Warsaw, the capital of Poland, once had a Jewish population equivalent to the number of Jews living in all of France.It was the only city that rivaled New York s Jewish population The city s Jewish population was decimated during the Holocaust.Today only fragments remain Early History The Warsaw Ghetto Table of Contents Jewish Virtual Library Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti Semitism to Zionism. Warsaw Ghetto Uprising The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Yiddish Polish powstanie w getcie warszawskim German Aufstand im Warschauer Ghetto was the act of Jewish resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto in German occupied Poland during World War II to oppose Nazi Germany s final effort to transport the remaining ghetto population to Majdanek and Treblinka. World War Warsaw Uprising The Warsaw Uprising of a heroic and tragic day struggle to liberate World War Warsaw from Nazi German occupation Undertaken by the Home Army Armia Krajowa, AK , the Polish resistance movement, at the time Allied troops were breaking through the Normandy defenses and the Red Army was standing at the line of the Vistula River. Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Jewish Partisan Educational The Warsaw Ghetto was sealed in mid November, Deportations ramped up from July on, in , and over the summer, , Jews were deported from Warsaw to Treblinka, an extermination camp. Warsaw The Jewish Metropolis Essays in Honor Warsaw was once home to the largest and most diverse Jewish community in the world It was a center of rich varieties of Orthodox Judaism, Jewish Socialism, Diaspora Nationalism, Zionism, and Warsaw Warsaw Polish Warszawa listen see also other names is the capital and largest city of Poland.The metropolis stands on the Vistula River in east central Poland and its population is officially estimated at . million residents within a greater metropolitan area of . million residents, which makes Warsaw the th most populous capital city in the European Union. IAJGS Conference th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy Co Hosted By POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute of Warsaw Topography of Terror Maps of the Warsaw Ghetto I start with some modern maps.This basic digital map is from The Teachers Guide to the Holocaust.This Map of the Warsaw Ghetto dominates the internet and is copied many thousand times Unfortunately, the map is quite incorrect and misleading it suggests that the ghetto walls follow the streets, which is only partially correct. Facts about Irena Life in a Jar Facts about Irena which are not generally known All of these are from primary sources Irena Sendler was born as Irena Krzy anowska on February in Warsaw to Dr.Stanis aw Krzy anowski, a physician, and his wife, Janina.