Advocates and Allies

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We Don’t Do This Sort of Thing’

Alida Bosshardt was a Dutch Christian and member of the Salvation Army who sheltered and cared for Jewish children during World War II, saving them from the Nazis.

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Let Everyone Remember Her Name

Maria Fedecka was a Polish social worker and member of the anti-Nazi resistance in Poland whose actions saved countless Jewish children and families during the Holocaust.

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It Required Extraordinary Courage to Act as He Did

Constantin Karadja was a Romanian diplomat whose courageous actions during World War II saved more than 51,000 Jews from deportation and extermination at the hands of the Nazis.

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She Saved the Man Who Helped the World Play

During the Holocaust, Yekaterina Lipinskaya helped save the life of Henry Orenstein, a man who would go on to revolutionize how both children and adults enjoy life in our modern age.

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A Bridge Builder and a Holocaust Hero

Gertrud Luckner was a Christian social worker who devoted herself to saving Jews and fighting Nazism during World War II - for which she was imprisoned in a concentration camp - and building bridges between Christians and Jews once the war ended.

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They Are Our Brothers, Like So Many Others

Monsignor Jules-Gerard Saliege was the Archbishop of Toulouse whose work to improve the situation for French Jews during the Holocaust saved countless lives.

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She Called Them Mommy and Daddy

This is the story of two-year-old Yelena, a Jewish girl who was sheltered and saved from the Nazis by a Christian couple in what is now Belarus.

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Like Someone Who Has Returned from Hell

Camille Ernst was a French official who helped hundreds of Jews survive the Holocaust, actions for which he was sent to Dachau concentration camp.

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Hidden in a Hayloft

The story of a five-year-old Jewish girl who was hidden by a family of poor Polish Christians during the Holocaust.

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Saving a Jewish Girl from the Nazis by ‘Kidnapping’ Her

Hein Korpershoek, a 17-year-old Dutch boy, saved a 3-year-old Jewish girl from deportation and death by stealing her away from the Nazis who held her.

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The Angel of Dachau

Engelmar Unzeitig was a Germain priest who cared for fellow prisoners in Dachau Concentration Camp during the Holocaust, where he was held until his death from typhoid.

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An American in Nazi-Occupied France

Varian Fry was an American journalist who ran a rescue network during World War II that saved between 2,000 and 4,000 from death at the hands of the Nazis.

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Hospitalizing a Healthy Man to Save Him from the Holocaust

The story of Jozo Jagodic is one of a Croatian doctor who hid Jewish patients and made up false diagnoses in order to save lives.

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Along the Flower Bulbs

Hein and Antonia Zeestraten were a Dutch couple who risked not just their tulip bulb business, but their own lives and the lives of their nine children, in order to shelter Jews during the Holocaust.

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Advocates and Allies: ‘Mr. Philips Radio’

Jan Zwartendijk was an employee of Philips and Dutch diplomat who helped save more than 2,000 Jews from the Holocaust.

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Advocates and Allies: Mister Frits

Frits Philips was the beloved head of his family's Dutch electronics company who saved nearly 400 Jews from the Nazis.

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The Nurse Who Saved Jewish Children from the Warsaw Ghetto

Irena Sendler was a Polish nurse who worked with Poland's underground during World War II, saving more than 2,500 Jewish children from the Nazis.

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Good Deeds Never Forgotten

Last week, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted descendents of Belgian Prince Eugene, as well as some of the hundreds of Jewish children he saved during the Holocaust.

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The Arab Schindler

During the Holocaust, Khaled Abdul-Wahab saved many Tunisian Jews from the Nazis.

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Aren’t You Ashamed to Make War on Jewish Children?

Andrée Geulen was a Belgian schoolteacher who hid hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis.

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Anne Frank’s Helper

Miep Gies was the Dutch woman who helped hide the Frank family in the secret annex above Anne's father's business.

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