Advocates and Allies

Johanna Eck tree planting ceremony at Yad Vashem, 1977

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The Task That God Demands from Me

Johanna Eck was a German war widow who, during World War II, sheltered four victims of Nazi persecution, including two Jews.

Tadeusz Gebethner

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From Athlete to Righteous Among the Nations

A star athlete in Poland, Tadeusz Gebethner gave up a life of leisure - and his life - to help the Jewish people during the Holocaust.

Viorica Agarici and her son

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A Humane Hero During Inhumane Times

Viorica Agarici was a Romanian nurse and head of the local Red Cross who protected Romanian Jews during the Holocaust.

Anna Igumnova

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A Righteous Chemist

Anna Igumnova was a Russian chemist who helped save Slovakian Jews from the Nazis during World War II.

Kipras Petrauskas in opera costume

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From Opera Star to Holocaust Hero

A Lithuanian opera tenor, Kipras Petrauskas and his wife gave up their lives and careers to shelter and save the daughter of a Jewish friend and colleague.

Chiune Sugihara

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He Who Saves One Life, Saves the Entire World

A Japanese diplomat during World War II, Chiune Sugihara issued visas to thousands of Jewish refugees in Lithuania, saving them from certain death at the hands of the Nazis.

Jane Haining, Scottish missionary killed at Auschwitz

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Jane Haining – Here on the Way to Heaven

Jane Haining, a Scottish missionary who cared for Hungarian Jewish children and died at Auschwitz concentration camp.

Leopold Socha, Righteous Gentile who worked in sewers of Lwow

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Safety in the Sewers

An inspector of the sewers in Lwow, Poland, and a Righteous Gentile, Leopold Socha used the sewage system to hide 20 Jews from the Nazis.

Marie-Rose Gineste with her bicycle

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‘All the Days of My Life’

Marie-Rose Gineste not only delivered - on her bicycle - a pro-Jewish and anti-Nazi letter to French churches, but also sheltered and saved many Jews during the Holocaust.

Suzanne Spaak

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Serving in the Struggle Against Nazism

A member of the French Resistance during World War II, Suzanne Spaak gave her life in order to oppose the Nazis and save the lives of Jewish children.

Andrée Geulen

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‘What I Did Was Merely My Duty’

Andrée Geulen is a Belgian schoolteacher who hid hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis, saving more than 30,000 from certain death during the Holocaust.

Polish Righteous Gentiles, Jerzy and Irena Krepec

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A Question of Human Values

Jerzy and Irena Krepec were Righteous Gentiles in Poland who helped shelter Jews during the Holocaust, and provided these refugees with food, clothing, and love.

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