Righteous Among the Nations
A German Christian and schoolteacher, Elisabeth Abegg joined the Resistance against the Nazis and rescued at least 80 Jews from certain death.
Tadeusz Pankiewicz was named Righteous Among the Nations for his work as the pharmacist in Krakow's Ghetto who helped save Jews during the Holocaust.
Johanna Eck was a German war widow who, during World War II, sheltered four victims of Nazi persecution, including two Jews.
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.
Father Jacques was a French priest and teacher who used his school to shelter Jews from the Nazis.
A diplomat called "the Chinese Schindler," Ho Feng-Shan risked his life by issuing lifesaving visas to tens of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.
Aleksander Zelwerowicz's greatest role was off the stage, when he and his daughter saved a Jewish family from the Nazis.
Zofia Kossak was a Christian writer in Poland whose words and actions helped save Polish Jews during the Holocaust.
Sisters Dora and Shifra Reznik lost their entire family to the Holocaust, and would have lost their lives if not for the kindness of a Tatar family.
Simone Stolze-Coque was a French nurse who rescued and aided Jewish children during the Holocaust.
A Christian nurse who saved more than 2,500 Jewish children from the Nazis during WWII, Irena Sendler will be played on the big screen by Israeli actress Gal Gadot.
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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