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Nobuki Sugihara, son of Japanese diplomat, Chiune Sugihara

Son of 'Japanese Schindler' dedicates memorial in Jerusalem

Roughly 6,000 Jews were saved by Chiune Sugihara, Japanese ambassador to Lithuania in 1940, who granted them visas to travel to Japan and escape the Nazis.

By ZACK EVANS
16/02/2019

Schindler's List returning to theaters

"It is difficult to believe that it's been 25 years since Schindler's List first arrived in theaters," said director Steven Spielberg.

30/08/2018

Schindler was just one of many, church official says

He really saved more than 1,200 souls, daughter of survivor says.

Schindler's List original

Letters to Oskar Schindler from Jews he saved to be auctioned

“Although I never actually met you, it is an honor and privilege, as a spiritual heir to those whom you saved, to wish you a very happy and healthy birthday,” one of the letters reads.

By JTA
10/11/2017
Holocaust survivors documentary

Life after tragedy: New documentary follows Holocaust survivors

12 survivors describe how they hid, fought and survived during the Holocaust in new film "Destination Unknown" which explores how survivors tried to build their new lives after their suffering.

By REUTERS
15/06/2017
Yank Barry

'Jewish Schindler' reaches goal of saving more than 1,200 Muslim and Christian refugees

The Jewish Canadian philanthropist Yank Barry has been dubbed the 'Jewish Schindler.'

A suitcase belonging to Oskar Schindler with the original copy of a list of over 1,200 Polish Jews.

Man rescued from Nazis by 'Japan's Schindler' returns to pay respects

Leo Melamed back in Japan to honor Japanese consul who issued visas that allowed 6,000 Jews to escape war-torn Lithuania and the advancing Nazis.

By REUTERS
30/06/2014
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