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5 Christian Holocaust Heroes — Compassion on His Children

The stories of five Righteous Gentiles who saved the youngest lives the Nazis wished to extinguish.

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The Father of Krav Maga

Because of his own experiences with anti-Semitism in Europe, Imi Lichtenfield made aliyah and developed the Krav Maga self-defense method.

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Relentlessly, Courageously, and with Integrity

Known as "the British Schindler," Nicholas Winton rescued 669 Jewish children on the eve of the Holocaust.

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5 Christian Martyrs of the Holocaust

These five Righteous Gentiles sacrificed their own lives to save the lives of their Jewish brothers and sisters.

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The Last Survivor of Treblinka

Samuel Willenberg was a Holocaust survivor who was the last remaining witness to the 1943 revolt at the Treblinka death camp, as well as an Israeli artist, sculptor, and writer.

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A Breach of Faith

In 1066, an anti-Semitic pogrom known as the Granada Massacre left most of the Jews of the southern Spanish city dead.

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Festivals (of Light) for Israel

Just as YOU stand for Israel this Hanukkah, so too did many people for 20 years of "Hanukkah Festivals for Israel" held at the historic Madison Square Garden.

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Lighting a Candle in the Desert

While serving in Saudi Arabia during 1990's Operation Desert Storm, Jewish troops quietly kept their faith during Hanukkah.

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‘A Place to Stay’

A view of the timeless biblical town of Bethlehem from 1898 on this Christmas Eve.

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At Hanukkah, Holocaust Survivors Keep Memories Alive

From New York to Moscow, Holocaust survivors are joining together in cities around the world to light the Hanukkah menorah, reports the Times of Israel.

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8 Festive Sights for the Festival of Lights

As the Jewish people prepare to celebrate Hanukkah, here are eight things to know

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Photo Friday: It Was Winter

During World War I, many of Germany's soldiers were Jewish, as seen in this photo from Hanukkah, 1916.

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May the Father of All Mercies Scatter Light

Much like the early Americans who won freedom from England, the Maccabees defeated a favored foe in the story celebrated on Hanukkah.

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Mark Twain and the Lost Opportunity

On this date in 1905, the beloved American author born Samuel Clemens headlined an event to benefit Eastern Europe's impoverished Jews.

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The George Washington of South America and the Jews of Curacao

When Simon Bolivar liberated the people of Venezuela, he found help and hospitality from a local Jewish community.

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The Ballad of Old Mordecai

Abraham Mordecai was the first Jew in Alabama, and played a large part in the state's and the United States' early history.

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‘In Spite of Our Pain’

On this date in 1992, IDF Border Policeman Nissim Toledano was kidnapped and murdered by Hamas terrorists. May his memory be a blessing.

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The Uganda Scheme

At the turn of the century, the leaders of the Zionist movement considered settling the Jewish state not in the Holy Land, but in Africa.

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The Procession Was All Afoot

After driving the occupying Ottoman Turks from Jerusalem during World War I, General Allenby entered the Holy City on foot as a sign of respect.

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A Woman of Great Generosity and Courage

Zofia Kossak was a Christian writer in Poland whose words and actions helped save Polish Jews during the Holocaust.

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They Built and Prospered

Tel Amal, now called Nir David, was the first "Tower and Stockade" settlement built overnight in the Holy Land.

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