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Film about renegade chroniclers of Warsaw Ghetto has one-night-only AZ premiere

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Posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 9:57 am

After the Nazis rounded up 450,000 Jews and forced them into the Warsaw Ghetto, a covert group comprised of journalists, scholars and community leaders worked to keep their heritage alive. The group was called Oyneg Shabes and it defied the Third Reich with pen and paper.

“This man, Emanuel Ringelblum, he unleashed the plan that they were going to keep diaries and collect artifacts,” said Myra Shindler, executive director of the Bureau of Jewish Education. “Everything they collected and wrote was buried underground in tin cannisters.”

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