[BBC News website: April 19th] A major ceremony is under way in the Polish capital Warsaw to honour Jews who fought overwhelming Nazi German forces 70 years ago in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.
Sirens wailed and church bells tolled in the city, where several hundred Jews battled the Nazis in World War II.
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- See also this article about life in the ghetto by Monica Whitlock of the BBC World Service
- And this about Poland’s Jews by the BBC’s Adam Easton
- Click here to listen to the BBC documentary about the Oyneg Shabes [עונג שבת] archive, presented by Monica Whitlock produced by Mark Burman and Monica Whitlock