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  9/30/2013, Tishrei 26, 5774

Egyptian Doctor Recognized as Righteous Gentile

The Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial institution in Jerusalem announced, Monday, that it recognized Egyptian doctor Mohamed Helmy as a Righteous Gentile. Doctor Halami worked with a German woman named Frieda Szturmann to save a Jewish family during the Holocaust. Dr. Helmy passed away in 1982. Ms. Szturmann passed away in 1962.

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