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"For the Sake of My People"

Efforts by Jews to Rescue Other Jews in the Face of Total Annihilation

Leah Goldstein

On 17 December 2020, the last day of the festival of Chanukah that marks the miraculous victory of the small Jewish stronghold in the Land of Israel against their mighty Greek occupiers, Yad Vashem held a special online symposium dedicated to Jewish Rescue during the Holocaust.

Jews in the Tuvia Bielski family camp in the Naliboki Forest, May 1944. Yad Vashem Archives
Jews in the Tuvia Bielski family camp in the Naliboki Forest, May 1944. Yad Vashem Archives

David Labkowski (1906-1991), "Partisans in the Forest", 1956. Yad Vashem Art Collection
David Labkowski (1906-1991), "Partisans in the Forest", 1956. Yad Vashem Art Collection

Rescue by Jews