Jewish ghettos in Europe were parts of a number of cities in Europe in which
Jews were permitted to live. In addition to being confined to ghettos, Jews were ...
During the Holocaust, the creation of ghettos was a key step in the Nazi process
of separating, persecuting, and ultimately destroying Europe's Jews.
The ghetto was not a Nazi invention. Its origins can be traced back to medieval
times, when restrictions on the places where Jews were allowed to reside were ...
Ghetto is an urban section of a city serving as compulsory residential quarter for
Jews. Generally surrounded by a wall shutting it off from the rest of the city, ...
of Rome: The Synagogue's dome is seen in over the buildings in this picture taken in December.
As you head back toward central Rome on foot following the pleasant Lungotevere, you can choose to enter what is known as the Ghetto
near the Portico d'Ottavia, just a... More »
The term "ghetto" originated in sixteenth-century Venice where it was used to
refer to the Jewish quarter. As medieval restrictions on Jewish resid ...
Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies,
statistics, articles and ... The Holocaust: Ghettos ... List of Major Ghettos.
Starving children in the Warsaw ghetto, Poland Photo Gallery. The Jews were
only permitted to take a few personal items with them to the ghetto, in the process
From April 19 to May 16, 1943, during World War II (1939-45), residents of the
Jewish ghetto in Nazi-occupied Warsaw, Poland, staged an armed revolt against
Jewish communities living in small towns and villages across Nazi-occupied
Poland were to be transferred to ghettos set up within the cities. Each of these ...