Religious Observance during the Holocaust
Throughout the period of Nazi rule, the religious Jews endeavored to continue keeping the traditional law, however, with the deteriorating circumstances, maintaining a form of religious lifestyle became a major daily struggle.
Cultural Life in Ghettos and Camps during the Holocaust
Alongside the hunger, the crowding, and the constant hardship, a rich spiritual and cultural life existed in many ghettos. Jews often risked their lives for maintaining traditions and sustaining centuries-old cultural activities.
Mutual Aid and Welfare during the Holocaust
Despite the predatory reality endured by the Jews of Europe in World War II, many people mobilized to assist those weaker than them, establishing mutual aid and welfare organizations.
Jews Who Saved Jews during the Holocaust
Even under such terrible conditions, there were those who acted in ways that went beyond the necessities of human existence: they risked their lives in order to save the lives of others.