Adolf Berman was a Polish Jewish intellectual, and a prominant member of Zegota, the resitence movement at Poland whose aim was to save Jews. During the war he operated under the code-name "Borowski," and ran CENTOS, a Jewish charitable organization that cared for the children of the Warsaw Ghetto. He helped Jews escape Nazi death camps, and after he was also a founder of Berihah, the clandestine effort to smuggle Polish Jews to Palestine. Żegota (read: [ʒε:gɔta], also spelled Zhegota, Zegota) was the codename for the Council to Aid the Jews (Rada Pomocy Żydom), an underground organisation in German occupied Poland from 1942 to 1945. ... The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of the Jewish ghettos established by Nazi Germany in General Government during the Holocaust in World War II. In the three years of its existence, starvation, disease and relocations to concentration camps dropped the population of the ghetto from an estimated 380,000 to... Majdanek - crematorium Extermination camp (German Vernichtungslager) was the term applied to a group of camps set up by Nazi Germany during World War II for the express purpose of killing the Jews of Europe, although members of some other groups whom the Nazis wished to exterminate, such as Roma (Gypsies... Berihah (literally flight in Hebrew) was the organized effort to help Jews escape post-Holocaust Europe for the British Mandate of Palestine. ...
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