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Posts Tagged: Righteous among the Nations

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...

March 3, 2013 3:56 pm
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A Counter-Question for the Lithuanian Journalist Artūras Račas

On December 13, 2012, the Russian-language zman.com published my article "Instead of the Truth About the Holocaust — Myths About Saving Jews." It was republished...

January 21, 2013 2:02 am
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Remembering Those Who Had Courage to Care

It is fitting that the United Nations, as part of the international commemoration of the Holocaust on January 27, is paying tribute this year not...

December 27, 2012 3:34 am
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Walking on Heroes’ Ground in Poland

WARSAW—"Zegota," the official unit of the Polish Underground Army tasked with helping Jews in German-occupied Poland from 1942-1945, was commemorated on the occasion of its...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Combat International Supporters of BDS

JNS.org - Republican and Democratic leaders in both chambers of Congress Thursday introduced new legislation to combat international supporters of the BDS movement. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced by Sens. Rob Portman...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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