Advocates and Allies

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Safety in an Artist’s Studio

Istvan Szonyi was a renowned painter and art professor who used his studio to shelter Jews during the Holocaust.

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A Russian Princess and Righteous Gentile

Sofka Skipwith was born into royalty, interned by the Nazis, and worked to save Jews during the Holocaust.

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The Untold Story of Japan’s Schindler

Willy Foerster was a German factory owner in WWII Japan who saved fleeing Jews. After the war, he was framed by the Nazis, and his story has been little-known until recently.

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How Eleanor Roosevelt Saved Jewish Refugees

The former first lady was a visionary who longed for all to have education, jobs, security, and health care, and who worked to save Jews from the Holocaust.

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The Blue-Collar Latvian Schindler

Zanis Lipke managed to hide, transport, and save 60 Jews during the Holocaust despite limited means and constant threat of execution by the Nazis.

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‘You Can Take My Body, But Not My Soul’

A Christian family in Ukraine lost all that they had because they helped save God's children during the Holocaust.

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My Father’s Actions

Among the many Jews who Johann Karl Nurnberger saved during the Holocaust was a baby boy named Peter, who Johann adopted and raised as his own son.

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‘Be Careful You Don’t Get Dirty’

Father Jacob Raile spent the Holocaust finding, hiding, feeding, and saving the lives of 150 Hungarian Jews.

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The Pianist’s Rescuer

The true story of a Christian German army officer who saved the life of Wladyslaw Szpilman, the Jewish musician portrayed in the film, The Pianist.

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Saying Goodbye to Israel’s Musical Best Friend

After fifty years of service to the Jewish state and her people, famed conductor of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, is at last retiring.

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A Light in the Cellar

Robert Seduls was a Christian janitor in Latvia during WWII who hid Jews in the basement of the building where he worked, saving their lives and lifting their spirits.

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Rescuing a Childhood Friend

During the Holocaust, a Polish Christian woman saved the life of her Jewish friend, who she would marry, their own daughter going on to work for Israel's official Holocaust memorial.

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The Boy and the Butcher

The story of Ehud Loeb, a Jewish boy who would lose his family and his identity during the Holocaust.

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A World Champion and Righteous Gentile

Zarko Dolinar was a champion table tennis player from Yugoslavia, who with his brother Boris, saved Jews during the Holocaust.

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Those Who Save One Life Save a Universe

Johan van Hulst was a Dutch Christian who saved more than 600 Jewish children from the Nazis during the Holocaust.

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How Audrey Hepburn Saved Jews During the Holocaust

Tracing the Hollywood star's roots in the Netherlands, her covert activities against the occupying Nazis, and how she helped save Dutch Jews.

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On the Council for Aid to Jews

Known to the anti-Nazi underground as "Marek," Ferdynand Arczynski's purpose in life during WWII was to help Poland's Jews survive the Holocaust.

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The Friend of Israel’s Military

A strong Christian, Orde Wingate believed that Israel was the biblical and historical homeland of the Jewish people, and did his part to help make modern Israel a reality.

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The Godfather of the IDF

John Henry Patterson is not only the godfather of the modern Israel Defense Forces, but of a modern Israeli hero, as well.

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A Dream Come True

An IDF soldier whose Muslim parents moved to Israel from Gaza is being commended for excellence because of his devotion to his homeland, the Jewish state.

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Down the Rear Staircase

Jeanne Henri-Robert's husband resigned as the premier of France when his cabinet signed an armistice with the Nazis. While he was imprisoned, Jeanne sheltered and saved a Jewish member of the Resistance.

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