The Heroic Math Teacher

The Heroic Math Teacher

Aleksander Kramarovskiy would do anything to protect Riva Reznikova, a Jewish orphan. 

The Jewish Hero of the Revolutionary War

The Jewish Hero of the Revolutionary War

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.


The Mogul with a Heart

The Mogul with a Heart

Carl Laemmle was a movie mogul who quit Hollywood at the height of his success to save fellow German Jews from Hitler.


The Divine Sarah

The Divine Sarah

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.

He Saved Jews During Paris Attacks

He Saved Jews During Paris Attacks

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.

The Heroic Nanny

The Heroic Nanny

Antonina Gordey was a Russian nanny who saved a little Jewish girl by pretending she was her own illegitimate child.

The Jewish Civil War Hero

The Jewish Civil War Hero

Leopold Karpeles was a Czech-born Jewish immigrant to Galveston, Texas who earned a Congressional Medal of Honor in the American Civil War.

The Irish Schindler

The Irish Schindler

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. 

A Woman Of Valor

A Woman Of Valor

Recha Sternbuch was an Orthodox Jewish woman in Switzerland who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis.

Père Jacques

Père Jacques

Père (Father) Jacques was a Carmelite priest who took in Jewish refugees during the Holocaust and became a leader of the French Resistance, at the cost of his own life.

The Man Who Escaped From Auschwitz

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.

The Dancer Who Went Down Fighting

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.