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Yitzhak Wittenberg

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Transcript of Yitzhak Wittenberg

Kind of Resistance
Purpose
Yitzhak Wittenberg was the leader of a jewish resistance group.
Who, What, When, Where and Why
Yitzhak Wittenberg
A jewish resistance leader
Born 1907 Died July 16, 1942
Vilna Lithuania
He wanted to help other Jew
(The Wittenberg Affair)
The Risk
Resources They Used
Some were members of the underworld
They were a supplementary force to the police
Active in smuggling
(The Wittenberg Affair)
The Wittenberg Affair - Final Days of the Vilna Ghetto - Vilna
During the Holocaust - The Jerusalem of Lithuania: The Story of the Jewish Community of Vilna. (n.d.). Retrieved from
http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/vilna/during/wittenberg_affair.asp

Resistance in the Vilna Ghetto — United States Holocaust
Memorial Museum. (n.d.). Retrieved March 4, 2014, from
http://www.ushmm.org/research/the-center-for-advanced-holocaust-studies/miles-lerman-center-for-the-study-of-jewish-resistance/medals-of-resistance-award/resistance-in-the-vilna-ghetto

Yitzhak Wittenberg
Yitzahak Wittenberg lead a physical resistance.
They fought for freedom
They fought against the Nazi's
Fighting
If you were caught you were most likely killed and your family was killed
They launch an uprising in the event of the ghetto’s liquidation, carry out sabotage, and encourage Jews outside of Vilna to take up arms and fight.
Resistance in the Vilna (Museum, 2014).

Accomplishments
Resources
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