The Sexual Violence That Spurred Women’s Resistance in the Holocaust

A panel discussion and new exhibit at the American Jewish Historical Society probe the uniquely harrowing – and heroic – stories of women during the Holocaust.

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NEW YORK – On October 7, 1944, Jewish prisoners in Auschwitz blew up a crematorium in an attempted revolt that, while ultimately futile, has become a powerful rebuttal to the claim that Jews succumbed to the...