righteous gentiles

Yad Vashem: The Holocaust and the Righteous Gentile

These three people are only a few drops in the ocean, but their humanitarian action served to help purify the poison in the Nazi sea.

By SANDRA LEE BRAUDE
27/07/2022

US Jewish group rush to aid 'Righteous Gentiles' in Ukraine

The foundation wasn’t going to ask elderly Ukrainians to find a notary in wartime. Instead it asked rescuers to submit “proof-of-life” photos: pictures of themselves and a copy of the day's newspaper

By STEWART AIN/JTA
12/05/2022

Chilean diplomat who saved over 1,200 during the Holocaust honored

Chilean diplomat Samuel del Campo issued Polish and Chilean passports to over 1,200 Polish and Romanian Jews who were confined by Romanian authorities in the Chernivtsi ghetto.

By Marcel Gascón Barberá/JTA
30/12/2021

Jewish Foundation for the Righteous gives $515,000 to righteous gentiles for Christmas

Righteous gentiles are non-Jews recognized for their efforts to protect Jews from Nazis and Nazi sympathizers during the Holocaust.

Jewish group launches virtual tribute to heroic Righteous Gentiles

The virtual series by the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous aims to educate the public on the hazards of spreading hate speech toward any racial or religious group.

Righteous Among the Nations, Lyubov Volchek, in Belarus

Milestone reached in establishment of home for Righteous Among the Nations

Within five weeks, the organization raised $17,000 online from over 250 donors and over $13,000 in other grants.

09/04/2021
OLIVÉR RÁCZ, the writer’s grandfather, as a young man in the late 1930s: a student and already an ac

Olivér Rácz, Righteous Among the Nations

A translated article about his grandfather, a Hungarian-Slovak storyteller, who wrote 25 years ago under the original title “The Death Camps Were Liberated Fifty Years Ago.”

By KATRINA LANTOS SWETT
13/02/2020

Daughter of Holocaust hero visits Israel

He rescued thousands of Jews in Hungary.

By LES GLASSMAN , LARRY PFEFFER
03/05/2019
Left: BETTY EPPEL (standing, left) visits Josephine and Victor Guicherd in France in 1986. Right: VI

Christian peasants credited for saving Jews during the Holocaust

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

29/04/2019
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
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