On the eve of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the last part of the Oyneg Shabes Archive was buried in metal boxes and milk cans.
"There has been no major event in the life of the Jews during the war that was not reflected in the materials of the Oyneg Shabes."
Rachel Auerbach ran a soup kitchen in the Warsaw Ghetto while simultaneously in her writing recording the voices of its captive inhabitants.
Rachel Auerbach in Tel Aviv, Israel at a street named in honor of Emanuel Ringelblum.
Emanuel Ringelblum (left), Rachel Auerbach (third from left) with Jewish intellectuals..
Ringelblum (standing second from left) with other historians, in the 1930’s.
Jewish refugees in a makeshift outdoor kitchen.
Ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto, 1943.
Posted across the Ghetto, youth movement circulars, like this one, urged the Jews to fight.
Oyneg Shabes Secretary Hersh Wasser and his wife examine the contents of the first cache of the Archive to be unearthed from under the rubble of the Ghetto.