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  • The Muslim King Who Saved Jews

    King Mohammed V of Morocco saved his country’s 250,000 Jews from persecution and death at the hands of France’s pro-Nazi Vichy regime during the Holocaust. 

  • Hanukkah in the Ghetto

    Hanukkah in the ghetto. Never before in Jewish Warsaw were there as many Hanukkah celebrations as in this year of the wall… 
     

  • A Mayor and a Bishop who Took a Stand

    When World War II broke out, there were 275 Jews living on the Greek island of Zakinthos. The island’s Mayor and Bishop risked their own lives to make sure the Jews were safe.

  • The Portugese Consul General

    Aristides De Sousa Mendes, Portugal’s consul-general in Bordeaux when Germany invaded France, saved 30,000 people by providing Portuguese visas against the orders of his superiors.

  • The Survivor Who Sought Revenge

    Martin Greenfield was a teenage prisoner at the notorious Buchenwald concentration camp who vowed to survive so he could return and kill the woman who had treated him so cruelly.

  • The Priest Detective

    Patrick Desbois is a Roman Catholic priest from France who has dedicated his life to fighting anti-Semitism and ensuring the Holocaust is never forgotten. 

  • A Tale Of Two Brothers, Or Proof That Heredity Is Not Destiny.

    Hermann Goering was Hitler’s right-hand man and the founder of the Gestapo.  Albert Goering was his younger brother. While his maniacal sibling was killing Jews, Albert worked tirelessly to save them.

  • 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’s extraordinary talent for pantomime entertained audiences around the world for over sixty years. It also saved hundreds of Jewish children during the Holocaust.

  • An Overdue Honor

    Tibor Rubin was a Hungarian Holocaust survivor and Korean War hero who received the Medal of Honor 55 years late because his sergeant was an anti-Semite.

  • The Deaf Princess

    Princess Alice was an unconventional royal who prioritized helping others over wealth and privilege.

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