Jewish Resistance

During the Holocaust, Jews actively resisted the Nazis in a variety of ways. Some engaged in armed resistance, fighting back with weapons and violence. Examples of this include uprisings within ghettos, such as the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, and partisan groups, such as the Bielski Otriad, who lived in the forests and fought against the Germans through ambushes. There were also Jews who engaged in non-violent resistance, assisting each other in hiding and taking steps to preserve their faith and culture from within ghettos and concentration camps.