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Posts Tagged: Righteous among the Nations

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...

April 18, 2013 9:24 am
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Exhibit in England to Honor Muslims Who Saved Jews During WWII

A new exhibition in England celebrating Muslims who saved Jews during the Holocaust is set to open at the Board of Deputies of British Jews...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations'...

World

US Calls for Action to Halt Iran’s Growing ‘Network of Proxies&...

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called on Saturday for more forceful action to halt Iran's development of what he...

Israel

Condition of Soldiers Seriously Wounded in Gaza Explosion Improving

Two IDF soldiers seriously wounded by an explosive device on the border with the Gaza Strip are improving after being treated overnight at the Soroka Hospital in Beersheva. Two other soldiers...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Push for UN Action Against Iran on Missiles

Saudi Arabia on Sunday welcomed a draft United Nations resolution offered by Britain, the United States and France that would condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from...

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