righteous gentiles

A London black cab taxi drives past Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in late afternoon sunlight
London Jewish taxi drivers give Holocaust rescuers free rides

In Warsaw alone, dozens recognized as Righteous Among the Nations by Israel live in the sprawling metropolis, where taxis can be unaffordable to elderly people with monthly state-issued pensions.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
15/11/2018
PRESIDENT REUVEN Rivlin and Polish President Andrzej Duda at Auschwitz in April.
Polish President to commemorate diplomat who helped save Jews from Nazis

It is not known exactly how many people were saved, but it is thought to be around 800.

Britain's Prince William lays a wreath during a ceremony commemorating the six million Jews killed b
Prince William unveils statue of man who saved Jews

MI6 spy Frank Foley is often referred to as the ‘British Oskar Schindler'.

20/09/2018
Britain's Prince William lays a wreath during a ceremony commemorating the six million Jews killed b
Prince William's ancestor who saved a Jewish family in the Holocaust

The Gestapo interrogated her and her daughters married Nazi officials, but the royal daughter hid a Jewish family and saved their lives during the Holocaust.

By IRIS GEORLETTE/MAARIV
01/07/2018
britsh royal holocasut memorial berlin
Price William to skip visiting tree honoring ancestor at Yad Vashem

"We hope that he will address the honorable connection between the history of the Holocaust and the courageous actions of his great-grandmother in his written remarks in the Yad Vashem guest book"

By IRIS GEORLETTE/MAARIV , HAGAY HACOHEN
24/06/2018
Left: BETTY EPPEL (standing, left) visits Josephine and Victor Guicherd in France in 1986. Right: VI
Angels in the Shoah

Jerusalemite Betty Eppel recalled how she and her younger brother were hidden during the Holocaust by a Christian couple on a French farm.

21/03/2018
SIGMUND ROLAT
A man and his mission to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive

Philanthropist Sigmund Rolat may have survived the Holocaust and left Poland 72 years ago but part of him will forever remain in his native country where he continues to work for reconciliation.

By ROBERT SARNER
21/03/2018
Prime Minister Netanyahu at the dedication ceremony of a monument to the Righteous Among the Nations
Polish embassy in Switzerland invites Israeli journalists

Invitation extended amid dispute over Polish Holocaust-related legislation.

Prime Minister Netanyahu at the dedication ceremony of a monument to the Righteous Among the Nations
PM: Israel to work with Poland to ‘defend & reveal’ truth about Holocaust

Netanyahu dedicated a memorial wall in the Foreign Ministry to 36 diplomats who saved Jews.

05/02/2018
Yad Vashem posthumously honors Polish Righteous Among the Nations

Polish family hid two Jews in attic during Holocaust.

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