Rachel Margolis joined the partisans in the Vilna Ghetto when she was a student. Today, the retired biology professor lives in Tel Aviv and Vilnius.
“Why did the Jews walk to their death and refuse to fight? Why did so many Jews walk to their death calmly and quietly? You can't understand the conditions! They said all of us would be killed! Nobody would stay alive! The people became completely passive; they saw no way out!”