As refugees streamed out of Ukraine, an Israeli man offered shelter to the descendants of the people who once saved his ancestors from the Nazis. It wasn’t quite as simple as it seemed.
U.S. Army Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds, one of five American Righteous Among the Nations, never spoke about the 200 Jews he saved
The former seminary leader and Dutch politician saved the lives of hundreds of Jewish children during the Holocaust. He was also a fine chess player.
Dr. Mohamed Helmy, an Egyptian urologist living in Berlin, risked his life to hide four of his Jewish friends. The honor was initially offered in 2013, but Dr. Helmy’s relatives refused to accept it from an institution based in Israel.
‘Persona Non Grata,’ a feature-length biopic about the Holocaust hero, premieres next week
Niece of man saved by Dutchman who returned Yad Vashem medal says, ‘He is a righteous man’
Dutch Righteous Among the Nations cited death of relatives in Israeli strikes
Plus first Arab named ‘Righteous Among the Nations,’ and more in the news
Giovanni Palatucci wasn’t a rescuer—he was a Nazi collaborator
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