Yad Vashem

Tadeusz Pankiewicz, pharmacist in Krakow Ghetto, 1941

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The Pharmacist of the Krakow Ghetto

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.

Olga Chirun, orphan from Belarus who saved Jews during Holocaust

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An Orphan and Holocaust Hero

An orphan from a poor farming family in Belarus, this teenager risked her life to save Jews from the Nazis during the Holocaust.

Germaine Ribiere

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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.

Roddie Edmonds

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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.

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They Called Her Grandma

The story of a Ukrainian Christian who took in a sick Jewish woman, who her children called "Grandma," and sheltered her from the Nazis despite the danger it posed to her own family.

Caecilia Loots at Yad Vashem, 1979

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‘Tante Ciel’ – A Schoolteacher and a Righteous Gentile

Caecilia Loots was a Dutch schoolteacher who sheltered and saved Jewish children during World War II.

Kipras Petrauskas in opera costume

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From Opera Star to Holocaust Hero

A Lithuanian opera tenor, Kipras Petrauskas and his wife gave up their lives and careers to shelter and save the daughter of a Jewish friend and colleague.

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.

Dr. Adelaide Hautival, rescuer of 500 Jewish women at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp

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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.

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.

Johan Benders, a heroic schoolteacher that sacrificed his life to help save Dutch Jews

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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.

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