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The heroic Poles during WWII who should not be forgotten

In condemning the anti-Semitic march on Polish Independence Day in Kalisz, we should not forget the Poles who saved Jewish lives. Op-ed.

Heroic Poles during WWII who should not be forgotten

Progressive politics don't define the "Righteous Gentile"

The Jewish concept of righteousness cannot be molded to fit a preoccupation with “social justice” that threatens the Jewish future.Op-ed.

Progressive politics don't define the "Righteous Gentile"

Chilean diplomat who saved more than 1,200 Jews honored

Yad Vashem honors diplomat who saved 1,200 Jews in early 1940s by issuing them Chilean passports as a Righteous Gentile.

Chilean diplomat who saved more than 1,200 Jews honored

Monument to honor man who secretly reported Auschwitz atrocities

Monument honors non-Jewish Polish resistance fighter who willingly suffered in Auschwitz.

Monument to honor man who secretly reported Auschwitz atrocities

Son of righteous gentile: Remove father's name from JNF memorial

The son of a Dutch couple that hid Jews from the Nazis wants his father’s name removed from monument, cites Israel's 'ethnic cleansing.'

Son of righteous gentile: Remove father's name from JNF memorial

Supplement to Righteous Gentile Law debated

Proposed Supplement would allow Jews to also be rewards

Supplement to Righteous Gentile Law debated

Survivor honored for saving Righteous Gentiles

Roman Kent recognized for his work helping gentiles who saved Jews during the Holocaust and now need a hand themselves.

Holocaust survivor honored for saving Righteous Gentiles

'Righteous Gentile' Gives Back Award Over Gaza

Yad V'Shem award returned after honoree's family allegedly killed in Gaza; return letter blames Israel for 'war crimes.'

'Righteous Gentile' Gives Israel Back Award Over Gaza

Great-Grandmothers Link Polish Man to Jewish Past

Tomoho Umeda's great-grandmothers were a Jew and a righteous Gentile - and he tells Arutz Sheva his story in a special interview.

Two Brave Great-Grandmothers Link Polish Man to Jewish Pastplayer

Holocaust Survivor Saved By Wallenberg Tells Story

Hungarian born Vera Koppel gives interview at NYC event to commemorate Righteous Gentile Raoul Wallenberg.

Holocaust Survivor Saved By Wallenberg Tells Storyplayer

Yad Vashem Honors First Egyptian Righteous Gentile

Dr. Mohamed Helmy was honored for the assistance he gave Jews during the Holocaust, at great personal risk.

Yad Vashem Honors First Egyptian as 'Righteous Gentile'

New Yad Vashem Exhibit Honors Rightous Non-Jews

A new Yad Vashem exhibit focuses on non-Jews who risked everything to save Jews during the Holocaust.

New Yad Vashem Exhibit Honors ‘Righteous Among the Nations’

Savior of Thousands of Jews Honored Posthumously

Varian Fry, an American journalist responsible for aiding thousands of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust, was honored posthumously.

Savior of Thousands of Jews Honored Posthumously

Dutch Government Funds Yad Vashem Memorial Project

Yad Vashem and the Netherlands signed an agreement whereby Dutch government will support digitization of files regarding Righteous Gentiles.

Dutch Government to Fund Yad Vashem Digitization Project

Memorial to Wallenberg Inaugurated in Stockholm

A memorial to Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved the lives of thousands of Jews during WWII, was inaugurated in Stockholm.

New Memorial to Raoul Wallenberg Inaugurated in Stockholm

Orna Shurani Celebrates Life, Saved 27 Jewish Men

This month, Orna Shurani of Nahariya is to celebrate her 84th birthday - a time of serious reflection for a woman who saved 27 Jewish men.

Orna Shurani to Celebrate 84th Birthday, Saved 27 Jewish Men

Vandals Deface Memorial of Raoul Wallenberg

Vandals defaced the memorial of 'Righteous Gentile' Raoul Wallenberg, who saved the lives of tens of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.

Vandals Deface Memorial of Raoul Wallenberg in Budapest

Netanyahu to Receive Letter That Saved 50,000 Jews

Netanyahu to receive copy of historic letter written by Dimitar Peshev, who is credited with rescuing 50,000 Bulgarian Jews during Holocaust

Netanyahu to Receive Historic Letter That Saved 50,000 Jews

Righteous Gentiles Honored in Commemorative Coins

Poland issuing commemorative coins to honor Polish families killed by the Nazis for their efforts to save Jews in the Holocaust.

Righteous Polish Gentiles Honored in Commemorative Coins

Savior of Hundreds of Jews Dies at the Age of 91

Tina Strobos, a Dutch woman who rescued more than 100 Jews during the Holocaust, passed away at the age of 91, at her home in Rye, N.Y.

Savior of Hundreds of Jews Dies at the Age of 91

A Righteous Gentile Choses Israel as Home

Newly-identified "Righteous Among the Nations" Klavdia Likholetova was honored in death by students in Holon who wanted to say "thank you."

Students Thank A Righteous Gentile Who Chose Israel as Home

Fighting Evil in Ukraine Led to Life in Israel

In 1941, a 10-year-old received a lesson in fighting evil that she carried with her all her life. It inspired her to move to Israel.

Fighting Evil in 1941 Ukraine Led to Living in Israel

Amsterdam: Shoah Mezuzahs Found

"I feel like I have received warm regards from my Holocaust victim grandparents whom I never knew," says Miriam Hanina.

Holocaust-Era Mezuzahs Found in Dutch Home