WWII

Social worker Gertrud Luckner, Rigteous Gentile

Fellowship Blog

A Social Worker’s Holy Holocaust Work

A Christian social worker who saved Jews and fought Nazism during WWII, Gertrud Luckner bridges between Christians and Jews as the war ended.

Jews escape Nazis in Przemysl, Poland, where Dr. Albert Battel helped Jews to be deported

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Dr. Albert Battel – A Righteous Gentile from Germany

Dr. Albert Battel was a German attorney and army officer who resisted the Nazi plans to liquidate the Jewish ghetto in Przemysl, Poland, during the Holocaust.

Hermann Graebe, who saved Jews and whose testimony was heard at Nuremberg trials

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Testimony of the Holocaust from a Righteous Gentile

A German engineer who was witness to atrocities during the Holocaust, Hermann Graebe saved Jewish lives and his testimony helped bring Nazis to justice.

Germaine Ribiere

Fellowship Blog

The Christian Student Who Outsmarted the Nazis

Germaine Ribiere was a Christian student in France during WWII who did all she could, including disguising herself as a cleaning lady in a Nazi-occupied building, to save her Jewish neighbors.

Aaron Chabin, veteran of Pearl Harbor

Stand For Israel

Pearl Harbor Memories from a Jewish-American Soldier

As the U.S. and the world remember the 79th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, a Jewish veteran remembers what it was like to be there.

Roddie Edmonds

Fellowship Blog

Roddie Edmonds: American POW and Righteous Gentile

An American soldier taken prisoner by the Nazis during WWII, Roddie Edmonds saved the lives of 200 fellow American POWs who were Jewish.

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.

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.

Dutch-Jewish children during WWII

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WWII Hero Who Saved Hundreds of Jewish Children Dies at 96

Betty Goudsmit-Oudkerk, a Dutch-Jewish rescuer who smuggled hundreds of Jewish children to safety during the Holocaust, passed away at age 96.

Gates of Rimini, Italy

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WWII and Spanish Flu Survivor Beats Coronavirus

A 101-year-old man in Italy who survived both the Holocaust and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic has also recovered from COVID-19.

German Willy Foerster standing in front of a crowd of rescued Jews in Japan

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The Untold Story of Japan’s Schindler

Willy Foerster was a German factory owner in WWII Japan who saved fleeing Jews. After the war, he was framed by the Nazis, and his story has been little-known until recently.

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