Righteous Among the Nations

A monument at former Nazi transition-camp Westerbork in the Netherlands .
Dutch heroine who saved dozens of Jews in World War II dies at 99

Diet Eman buried weapons in her parents’ garden, translated BBC reports and provided money, ration cards and false documents to Jews on the run.

Polish woman who saved adoptive Jewish family from Holocaust dies at 102

Krystyna Danko was one of the oldest and most celebrated non-Jews recognized by Israel for saving Jews from the Holocaust.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
11/08/2019
Google Doodle honoring Chiune Sugihara
Google Doodle honors Chiune Sugihara who saved Jews during Holocaust

Chiune Sugihara illegally signed visas for Jews to escape Lithuania to reach a safe haven. In 1984 he was named as a "Righteous Among the Nations" title by the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum.

Holocaust survivor buys hospital bed for oldest living Righteous Among Nations

Krystyna Danko, who is now deaf and blind, is among the oldest rescuers still alive.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/07/2019
Oldest living Righteous Among the Nations turns 102

Krystyna Dańko saved five Jews in Otwock, Poland, including the Kokoszko family.

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