The Memory of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

  title={The Memory of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising},
  author={Markus Meckl},
  journal={The European Legacy},
  pages={815 - 824}
In memory of Alina Margolis-Edelman ABSTRACT The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (1943) is the symbol of the heroism of the Jews during the Holocaust. For decades after the war it has been central for commemorating the Jewish victims. The symbolic meaning of the Uprising has led in the past sixty years to a wide and lively discussion about the meaning of the symbol, for it has often been used to support or justify different political or moral arguments. This article argues against the transformation of… Expand
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