Umschlagplatz was the square from which Warsaw’s Jewish community were sent to death camps during World War II, particularly to Treblinka. Today, a monument marks this tragic "assembly point", from where thousands of people were transported.
Submitted by Dr. G A Sivan, Jerusalem
The only pre-war synagogue to survive the Nazi occupation of Warsaw, the Nozyk Synagogue is now a centre for the Jewish community of Warsaw.
The Warsaw Ghetto Fighters Monument commemorated those who fought in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
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