In the leaflet, she described in graphic terms the conditions in the Ghetto, and the horrific circumstances of the deportations then taking place. Zofia Kossak-Szczucka Write a customer review. In the underground, she used the code name Weronika. We know how poisoned is the fruit of the crime. Every human being has the right to be loved by his fellow men.
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She married twice. Her best-known work from that period is The Blaze, a memoir of the Russian Revolution of In the underground, she used the code name Weronika. In the summer of , when the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto began, Kossak-Szczucka published a leaflet entitled "Protest," of which 5, copies were printed. In the leaflet, she described in graphic terms the conditions in the Ghetto, and the horrific circumstances of the deportations then taking place. Poor and rich, old, women, men, youngsters, infants, Catholics dying with the name of Jesus and Mary together with Jews.
Their only guilt is that they were born into the Jewish nation condemned to extermination by Hitler. Poland is silent Dying Jews are surrounded only by a host of Pilates washing their hands in innocence. Kossak-Szczucka saw this largely as an issue of religious ethics. We are required by God to protest," she wrote. We are required by our Christian consciousness.
Every human being has the right to be loved by his fellow men. The blood of the defenceless cries to heaven for revenge. Those who oppose our protest, are not Catholics. We do not believe that Poland can benefit from German cruelties. On the contrary. We know how poisoned is the fruit of the crime. Those who do not understand this, and believe that a proud and free future for Poland can be combined with acceptance of the grief of their fellow men, are neither Catholics nor Poles.
Cherry and Annamaria Orla-Bukowska  wrote in the introduction to Rethinking Poles and Jews: "Without at all whitewashing her antisemitism in the document, she vehemently called for active intercession on behalf of the Jews - precisely in the name of Polish Roman Catholicism and Polish patriotism.
In April when her true identity became known, she was sent back to Warsaw for interrogation and sentenced to death. End July she was released through the efforts of the Polish underground and participated in the Warsaw Uprising.
He strongly advised her to leave the country immediately for her own protection, knowing what his government would do to political enemies, and also knowing from his brother, Adolf Berman , what Kossak had done to save Jewish lives. Dziedzictwo —67 is about the Kossak family. Przymierze The Covenant, tells the story of Abraham.