Righteous Gentiles

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.

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.

Andre and Magda Trocmé

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Andre and Magda Trocmé: Faith in Action

During World War II, Andre and Magda Trocmé and the people of Le Chambon, France, lived out their faith even though doing so put their own lives at great risk.

Doctor Adelaide Hautval in Israel

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A Doctor and ‘Friend of the Jews’

A Christian psychiatrist sent to the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, Dr. Adelaide Hautval cared for and treated the Jewish prisoners housed with her there.

Champion table tennis player and Righteous Gentile, Zarko Dolinar

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A World Champion and Holocaust Hero

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

Aysha and Fatima Kanapatski, Tater mother and daughter Righteous Gentiles

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My Only Light in Vast Darkness: A Tatar Family of Holocaust Heroes

A Tatar mother and daughter in Belarus, Fatima and Aysha saved an entire Jewish family from certain death during the Holocaust.

Dutch teacher and Righteous Gentile Johan Benders

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The Teacher Who Saved His Jewish Students

Johan Benders was a Dutch teacher who sheltered and saved Jews during the Holocaust.

Yelena Zodziszski, Jewish girl saved by Righteous Gentiles

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Righteous Gentiles and the Doctor’s Daughter

Righteous Gentiles Vladimir and Galina Imshennik saved a Jewish girl from the Nazis, raising her as their own.

Mennonite Righteous Gentile Lois Gunden, 1942

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A Mennonite in Nazi-Occupied France

A Mennonite from the U.S. and a French teacher, Lois Gunden rescued many Jewish children in France during the Holocaust.

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