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Posts Tagged: Righteous among the Nations

February 21, 2018 4:11 pm
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Remembering the Danes’ Heroic Holocaust Actions

On February 13, 2018, Prince Henrik -- husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe -- died at the age of 83. Many Jews recall the courage of the Danish royal...

January 14, 2018 12:57 pm
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Japan Prime Minister Abe Honors ‘Japanese Schindler’ Chiune Sugihara in Lithuania

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the former Japanese consulate in Lithuania on Sunday to commemorate a Japanese diplomat credited with saving an estimated 6,000...

December 22, 2017 12:17 pm
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On the Trail of Japanese Holocaust-Era Hero Chiune Sugihara

A picturesque hilltop in the rustic countryside of central Japan’s Gifu Prefecture is the last place one might expect to hear Hebrew. But at the...

October 25, 2017 2:35 pm
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An Open Letter to a Righteous Among the Nations Recipient

Dear Aleksandra Cybulska, I just read about your designation as a Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem, the Jerusalem-based Holocaust museum and research center. Heartfelt congratulations on...

August 6, 2017 10:04 pm
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Great-Granddaughter of Righteous Gentiles Seeks to Join Israeli Army

Eighteen-year-old Marlos Sunzeld De Box, the great-granddaughter of Jules De Box, who saved a three-year-old Jewish child during the Holocaust and is listed with the...

December 7, 2016 3:36 pm
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Son of US Soldier Who Saved 200 Jewish-American Troops During WWII Determined for Father to Receive Posthumous Medal of Honor

“Our world is hungry for heroes, people who do the right thing for the right reasons in the right way, regardless of the risks or...

August 4, 2016 6:47 am
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Yad Vashem Opens Two Online Sports Exhibits Prior to Olympics

This week, as the sports world focuses on Rio de Janeiro, Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, commemorates athletes that may not have earned...

July 14, 2016 2:46 am
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Belgian Noble Family Descended From ‘Righteous Among the Nations’ Visits Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of the descendants of a Belgian noble family whose members saved Jewish children during the Holocaust visited Israel this week and met...

January 28, 2016 10:47 am
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Obama Says ‘We Are All Jews’ During Antisemitism Speech at Israeli Embassy

President Obama warned of rising antisemitism on Wednesday and, citing the words of an American World War II hero, proclaimed that Christians and people of...

November 30, 2014 7:11 pm
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BBC Airs Documentary on Jane Haining, ‘The Scot Who Died in Auschwitz’

BBC One Scotland on Sunday aired a documentary telling the story of a non-Jewish woman who died in the Auschwitz concentration camp and became the...

July 10, 2013 3:22 pm
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Portuguese Diplomat Finally Celebrated for Saving Jews During WW II

When Aristides de Sousa Mendes died in 1954 he was broke and shamed, this despite his heroic activities during the Second World War to save...

June 20, 2013 11:50 am
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New Study Concludes that ‘Italian Schindler’ Actually Helped Murder Jews During the Holocaust

A man considered the Italian Schindler may not have been so saintly, officials at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum have learned, casting doubt on...

May 16, 2013 1:00 pm
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German Book Tells Stories of Child Holocaust Refugees

Daily Mail - They were the children of the damned - Jews who had no place in the New World Order of Adolf Hitler and...

May 15, 2013 11:00 pm
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Polish Couple Posthumously Named ‘Righteous Among the Nations’

Jerusalem Post - Ludwika and Zygmunt Szostak, an elderly Polish couple who hid and protected a Jewish mother and her young daughter from the...

Culture

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

Nine Killed in Toronto Van-Ramming Incident

A white Ryder rental van killed nine people and injured 16 when its driver plowed through a busy Toronto sidewalk on a sunny Monday afternoon, police said. Toronto Deputy Chief Peter Yuen provided the...

Israel

Israel Security Forces Arrest Hamas Cell in Samaria

JNS.org - Nineteen terror suspects were arrested in the Ramallah area in Samaria overnight on Saturday, in an operation carried out by the Israel Defense Forces, Shin Bet security forces and...

Middle East

Syrian Opposition Says US Cannot Afford to Leave Syria Yet

Syria's chief opposition negotiator said the United States cannot afford to leave Syria as it has yet to achieve any of its goals in the region, even though President Donald...

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