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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.
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.