Faces of Resistance

Women in the Holocaust

This exhibit has been divided into six smaller exhibits for ease in transit and presentation. The full exhibit highlights thirty-two Jewish women during the Holocaust—their resistance in the ghettos, camps, forests, and rescue operations while constantly under threat of annihilation. Created by the Moreshet Mordechai Anielevich Memorial Holocaust Study and Research Center in Israel.

The Six Exhibits Are:
  • Women in Resistance. Overview of women’s resistance in Nazi-occupied Europe. 10 panels—nine 41″x29″ panels, one 13″x59″ panel.
  • Everyday Life in the Ghetto. Focus on women who smuggled people out of the ghetto and smuggled food into the ghetto. 17 panels—fourteen 41″x29″ panels, two 13″x59″ panels, one 13″x29″ panel.
  • Armed Struggle in the Ghetto. Women in resistance groups and uprisings in the ghettoes. 17 panels—fifteen 41″x29″ panels, one 13″x59″ panel, one 13″x29″ panel.
  • Women Partisans: Fighting in the Forest. Women resistance fighters, their bunkers, and tactics in the forest. 11 panels—nine 41″x29″ panels, one 13″x59″ panel, one 13″x29″ panel.
  • Resistance in the Camps. Forms of resistance taken by women in the concentration and death camps. 16 panels—eleven 41″x29″ panels, three 27″ triangle panels, one 13″x59″ panel, one 29″x30″ panel.
  • Final Solution to the Jewish Question. Women’s lives in the concentration camps, including the selection process. 33 panels—twenty-one 41″x29″ panels, nine 27″ triangle panels, two 13″x59″ panels, one 13″x29″ panel.
Schedule the exhibit for your school or area by contacting the exhibit coordinator for your area listed on this map.

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