“Mordechaj Anielewicz, together with 80 young fighters, makes a dramatic decision – everyone commits collective suicide,” says Hanna Dzielińska (Hanka Warszawianka), journalist and tourist guide in the second part of ‘Remnants of the ghetto’ film project, dedicated to the Anielewicz Bunker. It was a shelter that no longer exists today, located on the corner of Miła and Dubois streets in Muranów, Warsaw. At the end of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the militants of the Jewish Fighting Organization hid there, and then died on 8 May 1943, together with their commander, Mordechaj Anielewicz.
‘Remnants of the Warsaw Ghetto’ is a film series of 16 short guided tours presenting the history of places and people associated with them. The following places will be presented: Umschlagplatz; Anielewicz Mound; Szmul Zygielbojm Monument; Monument of the Ghetto Heroes; Grzybowski Square; Mariańska Street and the Nursing School; Nożyk Synagogue; Great Synagogue at Tłomackie Street; Nalewki Street; Femina Cinema Theater; Courts at Leszno Street; Chłodna Street; Waliców Street; The Jewish Cemetery at Okopowa Street, and the Bersohn and Bauman Hospital – the place where the permanent exhibition of the Warsaw Ghetto Museum will be created.
The series presentation accompanies the commemoration of 80th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto borders closing, organized by the Warsaw Ghetto Museum in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and TSKŻ – the Social and Cultural Society of Jews in Poland. The main events took place on November 16, 2020.