Yad Vashem

Kipras Petrauskas in opera costume

Fellowship Blog

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.

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.

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.

Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and children from his church

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Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer – The Beginning of Life

A German Christian and writer, Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer also acted as an anti-Nazi activist during World War II.

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.

Righteous Gentiles Harmina and Henk Post

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Pastor Post and His Righteous Wife and Brothers

Righteous Gentiles Pastor Hendrik "Henk" Post and his wife Harmina worked to save Jewish people and stop the Nazis intent on murdering God's children.

Jose Castellanos Contreras

Fellowship Blog

Saving 40,000 ‘Salvadorans’ from the Holocaust

Jose Castellanos Contreras was a diplomat from El Salvador who provided false visas to tens of thousands of Jews, saving them from the Nazis.

Survivor Fyodor Revzin and rescuer Mariya Yevdokimova

Fellowship Blog

Like a Son of Her Own

World War II cost a Christian woman in Belarus her husband and sons, but she still did all she could to save a Jewish boy from the Holocaust.

The First American Righteous Gentile

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The First American Righteous Gentile

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.

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