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Monument to honor man who secretly reported Auschwitz atrocities

Monument to honor man who secretly reported Auschwitz atrocities

Monument honors non-Jewish Polish resistance fighter who willingly suffered in Auschwitz.JTA, 15/05/2017 14:05
Son of righteous gentile: Remove father's name from JNF memorial

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.'JTA, 22/11/2016 17:41
Supplement to Righteous Gentile Law debated

Supplement to Righteous Gentile Law debated

Proposed Supplement would allow Jews to also be rewardsArutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2016 08:30
Survivor honored for saving Righteous Gentiles

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2016 22:47
'Righteous Gentile' Gives Back Award Over Gaza

'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.'Tova Dvorin, 15/08/2014 14:51
Great-Grandmothers Link Polish Man to Jewish Past

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.Yoni Kempinski, 29/04/2014 07:52
Holocaust Survivor Saved By Wallenberg Tells Story

Holocaust Survivor Saved By Wallenberg Tells Story

Hungarian born Vera Koppel gives interview at NYC event to commemorate Righteous Gentile Raoul Wallenberg.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2013 13:30
Yad Vashem Honors First Egyptian Righteous Gentile

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.Arutz Sheva, 30/09/2013 14:02
New Yad Vashem Exhibit Honors Rightous Non-Jews

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.Maayana Miskin, 26/06/2013 13:42
Savior of Thousands of Jews Honored Posthumously

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. Rachel Hirshfeld , 13/02/2013 16:54
Dutch Government Funds Yad Vashem Memorial Project

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.Rachel Hirshfeld , 27/08/2012 17:28
Memorial to Wallenberg Inaugurated in Stockholm

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. Rachel Hirshfeld, 20/08/2012 15:18
Orna Shurani Celebrates Life, Saved 27 Jewish Men

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.Chana Ya'ar, 22/07/2012 09:59
Vandals Deface Memorial of Raoul Wallenberg

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.Rachel Hirshfeld, 23/05/2012 13:13
Netanyahu to Receive Letter That Saved 50,000 Jews

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 HolocaustRachel Hirshfeld, 03/05/2012 19:08
Righteous Gentiles Honored in Commemorative Coins

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.Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/03/2012 10:38
Savior of Hundreds of Jews Dies at the Age of 91

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. Rachel Hirshfeld, 06/03/2012 23:00
A Righteous Gentile Choses Israel as Home

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."Chana Ya'ar, 11/12/2011 16:25
Fighting Evil in Ukraine Led to Life in Israel

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.Chana Ya'ar, 30/10/2011 14:57
Amsterdam: Shoah Mezuzahs Found

Amsterdam: Shoah Mezuzahs Found

"I feel like I have received warm regards from my Holocaust victim grandparents whom I never knew," says Miriam Hanina. Hillel Fendel, 13/06/2011 15:26