Avihu Ronen

Avihu Ronen is a senior lecturer at Tel Hai Academic College and an associate lecturer in Jewish history at The University of Haifa. His studies focused on the history of youth movements during the Holocaust and he has published several books and papers on this issue, including: Third Person, Singular: Biographies of Youth Movement Activists During the Holocaust (Hebrew), which he co-edited with Yehoyakim Cochavi (1994–1995) and The Battle for Life: The History of the Jewish Underground in Hungary during the Holocaust (1994).

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Poland: Women Leaders in the Jewish Underground During the Holocaust

There were prominent female leaders in nearly every Jewish underground in the Polish ghettos during WWII. Women often took on the role of delegate to central leadership, moving between ghettos. Jewish fighting organizations relied on these delegates to deliver arms, forged documents, and military instructions between ghettos.

Chajka Klinger

“The avant-garde must die where its people are dying.” Chajka Klinger repeated this dictum several times in her diaries. For her it was the ultimate motive for the ghetto uprising.

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