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Hanukkah in Germany, 1931
Directly across from the Posner home stood the Nazi headquarters. With the eight lights of the menorah glowing brightly in her window, Rabbi Posner’s wife, Rachel, snapped a photo of it and captured the Nazi flag in the background.
Heroic Chinese Diplomat: Ho Feng-Shan
He saved thousands of Jewish refugees.
The Tiny Torah in Space
As the Chief Rabbi of Holland died, he pressed a Torah scroll, no taller than four and a half inches, firmly into Joachim Joseph’s hand, commanding him to keep it and always tell its story.
Muslim King Who Saved Jews: Mohammed V
He stood firm against the Nazis.
Brave Greek Leaders: Bishop Chrysostomos and Mayor Carrer
They burned the list of Jews.
Portugese Diplomat: Aristides De Sousa Mendes
He broke the rules to save 30,000 people.
Survivor Sought Revenge: Martin Greenfield
He aimed the machine gun at her chest.
Priest and Detective: Father Patrick Desbois
He makes sure the Holocaust is never forgotten.
A Torah Service In Geobbel’s House
In every age they rise up to destroy us, but the Holy One [and the U.S. Army!] rescues us from their hands!
An Object Of War Became Her Wedding Dress
One German parachute became a wedding dress for 17 brides in a Displaced Persons camp.
The Silent Hero: Marcel Marceau
His talent for pantomime saved hundreds of Jewish children.
An Overdue Honor: Tibor Rubin
He received the Medal of Honor 55 years late.