He convinced President Lincoln to change the law.
Judith chopped off the tyrant’s head.
She spent a century serving others.
His right arm shattered, Ben threw grenades with his left hand.
A role model for independent women.
He personified the term “bedside manner.”
The Jewish general in the Chinese army who helped create the State of Israel.
Female Hero of the Dutch Resistance.
His magic fooled Hitler’s army.
He enabled Jews to participate in sports.
In his dying moments, Ari made sure the attacker wouldn’t hurt anybody else.
Dr. Adelaide Hautval refused to assist Nazi medical experiments.
They saved the lives of complete strangers half a world away.
His study of German murders in 1921 revealed a disturbing trend.
He treated his young patients with love and respect.
Iris used her considerable wealth and resources to help others.
After witnessing a mass slaughter, Hermann found his life’s mission.
Aleksander Kramarovskiy would do anything to protect Riva Reznikova, a Jewish orphan.
Hiram “Harry” Bingham IV did not just follow orders.
Alma Rose, violin virtuoso, created beauty in a hideous place.
Every American owes a debt of gratitude to Haym Salomon, the Polish Jew and financial wizard who enabled the ragtag Continental Army to win the Revolutionary War.
Carl Laemmle was a movie mogul who quit Hollywood at the height of his success to save fellow German Jews from Hitler.
Sarah Bernhardt, the “Divine Sarah,” was the first international superstar. Born in Paris in 1844 to a Jewish high-class courtesan, she was raised by a hired nurse and never knew her father.
Lassana Bathily, a Malian immigrant living in France, saved several Jewish shoppers - including a baby - during a terrorist attack at the kosher market where he worked.
Rosalie Silberman Abella is a world-renowned jurist and the first Jewish woman to serve on the Canadian Supreme Court.
Antonina Gordey was a Russian nanny who saved a little Jewish girl by pretending she was her own illegitimate child.
Leopold Karpeles was a Czech-born Jewish immigrant to Galveston, Texas who earned a Congressional Medal of Honor in the American Civil War.
Mary Elmes was an Irish aid worker who saved over 200 Jewish children during the Holocaust by hiding them in the boot of her car.
Szmul Zygielbojm was a Jewish-Polish politician and labor leader who was the first to alert the world that the Jews of Poland were being systematically exterminated.
Recha Sternbuch was an Orthodox Jewish woman in Switzerland who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis.