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OTD in 1942 life for the inhabitants of the Warsaw ghetto took a perilous turn. At 10am Herman Höfle, a leading Nazi in occupied Poland, met with the Jewish Council. They were instructed to issue a decree, which Höfle dictated. The decree was to announce a new initiative. 1/15 RT
According to the opening words of the decree 'all Jewish persons living in Warsaw, regardless of age & sex, will be resettled in the East'. Deportees were allowed to take 15kg of property & food for 3 days. The process was to begin just an hour later, at 11am. 2/15
The decree indicated that some people were to be exempted from deportation, including among others those used for labour by a German company, working for the Jewish Council or Police, & hospital staff. For everyone else, the intention was 'resettlement'. 3/15
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🧵"Hanechka"- That's what my friends & family called me as a young girl in Biala Rawska, Poland.

I was one of two Jewish children from Biala Rawska to survive the #Holocaust nearly 80 years ago.

Today I'm sharing my story on @Israel.

Ask me questions using #HannahsStory.  That's what my friends & family called me as a young girl i
I was born Hannah Hershkowitz in Biala Rawska, Poland where Jews & Poles lived together for centuries.

My parents Hershel & Zisel were respected members of our town. My Polish neighbor Marisha was my best friend. I had a wonderful childhood until my life was turned upside down. I was born Hannah Hershkowitz in Biala Rawska, Poland where
I was 4 when the Germans arrived in our town.

First the curfews started.

Then the yellow stars, which I noticed one evening sewn into my mother's black & father's gray coat.

📸 "I Wish I Was a Butterfly" by Hannah Gofrit

#HannahsStory I was 4 when the Germans arrived in our town.   First the cu
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Binnen de anti-#coronamaatregelen beweging zie je met enige regelmaat de vergelijking tussen de #lockdown en de #Holocaust.
Recentelijk maakt het kamerlid voor FvD Pepijn van Houwelingen die vergelijking opnieuw.
Het is een bewuste vertekening van de werkelijkheid.
Lees mee.
6 miljoen Joden werden vermoord. Overwegend #Joden.
In #Auschwitz vonden alleen al 1,1 - 1,5 miljoen onschuldigen de dood.
Maar er waren veel meer concentratie- en vernietigingskampen
In het vernietigingskamp #Belzec werden 434.508 Joden vermoord. Exact gedocumenteerd.
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