Hannah Szenes was only 23 years old when she was executed before a firing squad in Nazi-occupied Budapest. She was attempting to rescue Jews who were about to be deported to Auschwitz. In her short life, she became a poet, farmer, and paratrooper.
Book: Hannah Szenesh, Her Life and Diary, Translated Marta Cohn (Jewish LightsPublishing, 2007).
“Eli Eli” [My God, My God] performed by Ofra Haza
“Zog nit kaynmol” performed by Chava Albertstein