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The Man Who Escaped From Auschwitz
Witold Pilecki was a Polish Resistance fighter who smuggled himself into Auschwitz to verify and report on the atrocities happening there.
Built A First Class Orchestra To Save 1,000 Jews
Bronislaw Huberman was a violin prodigy who saved thousands of European Jews by creating an “Orchestra of Exiles.”
The Dancer Who Went Down Fighting
Franceska Mann was a Jewish ballet dancer who was deported to Auschwitz and led an ill-fated rebellion on her way to the gas chambers.
Two Students Wiser Than Their Teachers
Jordan April and Archer Shurtliff are high school students in Oswego, NY who took a brave stand against injustice despite the stunning moral failure of the adults tasked with educating them.
The Princess Spy
Noor Inayat Khan was an Indian princess, devout Muslim, and Allied spy who sacrificed her life to fight the Nazi war machine.
The College Student Who Stood Against Hitler
Sophie Scholl was a German college student and political activist who bravely fought the Nazi propaganda machine at the cost of her young life.
An Arab Holocaust Hero
Dr. Mohamed Helmy was an Egyptian urologist in Berlin who saved a Jewish family during the Holocaust despite great risk to himself.
The Lutheran Pastor Who Fought Hitler
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran pastor in Nazi Germany whose opposition to Hitler cost him his life.
The Amazing Story Of Shmuel The Glazier
“Shmuel the Glazier was from somewhere in Poland and came to the [camp] after they’d taken his entire family. No illusions. Lasted about four weeks in Quarantine. Winter was coming on, but he was pretty sure he needn’t worry about it. He gave himself about ten days [to live]. One can usually tell, just from the signs.”
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.
The Chinese Diplomat
Ho Feng-Shan was a mild-mannered diplomat who saved thousands of Austrian Jews between 1938 and 1940.
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.