Righteous Among the Nations

New Jersey and Israel honor righteous Holocaust-era diplomats

New Jersey - Israel Commission opens exhibition 'Beyond Duty: Diplomats Recognized by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2020, 10:21 PM

In Warsaw, elderly Holocaust rescuers enjoy 'Silent Heroes' free taxi service

In Warsaw, elderly Poles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust have a free taxi service - but funds are running short.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/5/2020, 12:29 PM

Portugal: Politician apologizes for slamming Sousa Mendes, who saved Jews during Holocaust

Portuguese politician apologizes for calling famous rescuer of Jews a ‘loan shark.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/4/2020, 7:28 AM

Jewish group to fix home of Albanian man whose father saved Jews

Jewish group gathers to repair earthquake-damaged home of Muslim man whose father saved 20 Jewish families during the Holocaust.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 12/18/2019, 5:36 PM

Anne Frank’s friend tells how a German official saved her family

Anne Frank’s childhood friend tells the story of the German official who saved her family.Emily Burack, JTA, 12/17/2019, 8:19 AM

The unknown story of the man who foiled Nazi plans, saving thousands

The story of Hans Calmeyer's success in saving more people than Schindler did was unknown, until one of the people he saved researched and wrote the new book "Shedding our Stars," a tribute to a brave German lawyer who avoided the spotlights. Rochel Sylvetsky, 12/8/2019, 8:15 AM

Descendants of Poles killed for rescuing Jews gather

Children of Poles murdered by Nazis for helping Jews gather in town of Brok, call on govt. to remember their parents' sacrifice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 6:20 PM

Polish Minister "There are no good nations or bad nations"

Arutz Sheva speaks with Polish Minister of Agriculture in wake of tensions between Israel and Poland regarding Holocaust historyYoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 11/17/2019, 2:47 PM

Honoring the 'silent heroes' who saved Jews in the Holocaust

An evening was held in Poland for the non-Jews who saved Jews during the holocaustYoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 11/17/2019, 10:34 AM

Holocaust rescuer gets a surprise 100th birthday party in Poland

Jozef Walaszczyk, Poland's oldest living Righteous Among the Nations, gets the 'best surprise he's ever gotten in his life.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/16/2019, 6:21 PM

Watch: Rescuer meets survivors she helped save

Righteous among the Nations meets Jewish siblings she saved during the Holocaust and their 40 descendants.Yoni Kempinski, 11/3/2019, 9:15 PM

Rivlin meets delegation of Polish vets, Righteous Among Nations

“In the annals of Jewish history, the names of the Righteous Among the Nations will be written in letters of pure gold,” president says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2019, 6:54 PM

93-year-old Albanian who rescued Jews to be honored in Poland

Jewish commemoration group honors Muslim Albanian who rescued two Jewish families from the Italian occupation.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/16/2019, 9:52 AM

Gal Gadot to portray a Polish Righteous Among the Nations

Israeli actress Gal Gadot is playing the role of Irena Sandler, who saved the lives of thousands of Jewish children during the Holocaust.Nissan Tzur, 10/12/2019, 7:44 PM

Jewish Foundation for the Righteous honors Poles who saved Jews

US Jewish foundation honors Polish non-Jews who rescued Jews during the Holocaust at an event in Warsaw.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/10/2019, 3:08 AM

Woman who saved Jewish family from Holocaust dies at 102

Krystyna Danko, a Polish woman who saved her adoptive Jewish family from Holocaust dies at 102.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/10/2019, 9:16 PM

Holocaust survivor buys medical bed for rescuer

Israeli Holocaust survivor helps buy $1,200 hospital bed for 102-year-old Polish rescuer.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/20/2019, 8:53 PM

Watch: Emotional ceremony at Yad Vashem

Dutch couple recognized as Righteous Among the Nations for hiding Jewish children during the Holocaust.Hezki Baruch, 4/22/2019, 4:12 PM

Event honors Poles who risked their lives for Jews

Warsaw event celebrates connection between Christians and Jews, awards Poles who risked their lives to save Jewish people from the Nazis.Ido Ben Porat, 3/16/2019, 9:49 PM

In Albania, a sole Jewish history museum on the brink

Albania's Jewish museum tells the story of a Nazi-occupied country which sheltered its Jews - but the museum may face closure come April.AFP, 3/9/2019, 7:10 PM

'Righteous Among the Nations' nun dies at 110

Nun who hid Jews during the Holocaust lives to 110.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2018, 1:01 PM

Museum commemorates 1,500 towns where Jews were saved from Nazis

Museum of Poles rescuing Jewish compatriots in village of Markowa opens memorial orchard for those who saved Jews in WWII.JTA and Mordechai Sones, 10/23/2018, 12:13 AM

Forged Holocaust-era visas discovered in Lithuania state archive

Son of Japanese Holocaust rescuer finds forged visas in Lithuanian archive.JTA, 9/15/2018, 8:17 PM

Museum honors Poles murdered for sheltering Jews

Unique museum tells story of Polish family betrayed by their neighbors and murdered for hiding Jews during Holocaust.JTA, 6/30/2018, 10:27 PM

Dutch King, Lithuanian president honor unsung Holocaust hero

Multi-media monument honors Jan Zwartendijk, who saved 2,500 Jews. 'Both the Netherlands and Lithuania are proud of him.'AFP, 6/17/2018, 12:17 AM

Dutch man who saved Jewish children during Holocaust dies at 107

Johan van Hulst, Dutch politician and seminary leader who saved hundreds of Jewish children, passes away.JTA, 3/26/2018, 8:26 PM

Poland observes new holiday to remember Poles who saved Jews

National Remembrance Day for Poles Who Saved Jews celebrated for first time.JTA, 3/25/2018, 7:49 PM

Polish Holocaust rescuers urge dialogue with Israel

Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust call for dialogue between Poland and Israel amid row over Holocaust law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2018, 3:46 AM

First Arab to finally receive Israeli honor as Holocaust hero

Yad Vashem posthumously honors Egyptian doctor with Righteous Among the Nations medal in Berlin ceremony.AFP, 10/25/2017, 10:10 PM

Holocaust survivor reunited with woman who hid her from Nazis

At an event held by Friends of the IDF Holocaust survivor Miri Amir meets savior Mirosława Gruszczyńska.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 8:51 AM

The true story of zookeeper who hid Jews in his zoo during WWII

New film, 'The Zookeeper's Wife', recounts true story of Polish couple who hid 300 Jews in their zoo during the Holocaust.AFP, 3/24/2017, 9:33 AM

Old files reveal wartime tale of 'Bolivian Schindler'

Cache of files reveals mining tycoon to be Bolivian Schindler.AFP, 3/15/2017, 8:16 AM

Rivlin meets daughter of Mayor who saved Jews

President Rivlin meets the daughter of Greek Mayor who saved the entire local Jewish community of island of Zakynthos during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 7:15 PM

Yad Vashem honors Dutch man and daughter

Yad Vashem posthumously honors Jan Willem Kamphuis and his daughter Klazenia Kamphuis-Vink from Holland who hid Jews from the Nazis.Ido Ben Porat, 7/13/2016, 12:45 AM

Obama: Anti-Semitism is on the rise

Speaking at a ceremony honoring Righteous Among The Nations, Obama says anyone confronted by anti-Semitism should behave like they did.Ben Ariel, 1/28/2016, 3:16 AM

Obama to attend ceremony at Israeli embassy

President Obama to visit the Israeli embassy in Washington on January 27, for ceremony honoring four Righteous Among The Nations.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/22/2016, 9:07 PM

First US soldier named Righteous Among the Nations

Yad Vashem honors soldier who thwarted Nazi plans to murder Jewish POWs, by staring death in the face and saying 'we are all Jews.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2015, 1:57 PM

Motorcycle Rally Remembers Righteous

Group of Polish motorcyclists go on a rally across Europe as a tribute to Jan Karski, known as “the man who tried to stop the Holocaust”.Nissan Tzur, 8/19/2014, 1:16 AM