The Bersohn and Bauman Hospital

“You have to do what it takes to be human, and you are here to help,” Adina Blady-Szwajger, one of the doctors of the Warsaw ghetto, wrote in her memoirs. The last, sixteenth part of the series ‘Remnants of the Warsaw Ghetto’ will tell about the place where she began her medical practice – The Bersohn and Bauman Hospital. Hanna Dzielińska (Hanna Warszawianka), journalist and tourist guide, will also introduce the figure of Dr. Anna Braude-Hellerowa, who during the occupation ran the facility and co-founded research on hunger disease in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942, published under the editorship of Emil Apfelbaum in 1946.

‘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.