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Righteous Among the Nations

During the Shoah, the biblical word for ‘the destruction”, and today, the standard Hebrew word for The Holocaust, the Nazi’s progress towards the Final Solution was aided and abetted by governments, armies, auxiliaries, officials, and individuals in the many countries that fell under the Axis thrall between 1939 and 1945. 562 more words

Paul Hemphill

Fooling the Nazis: How a Roman hospital invented 'K Disease' to save dozens of Jewish lives

The name was terrible, but the “K Disease” was not a lethal virus. It was actually the clever invention of Professor Giovanni Borromeo and a religious of the Hospital of the Brothers Hospitallers of Saint John of God, to save the lives of dozens of Jews persecuted by the Nazis during World War II. 520 more words

Testimony

Remember Raoul Wallenberg

MARCH / APRIL 2014: BY CAITLIN HORTON

Once, long ago, I remember hearing about Schindler’s List for the first time. I was compelled to research the German Nazi-party industrialist, Oskar Schindler, and found that he had saved 1,200 Jewish people from the Holocaust. 960 more words

History

WWII hero Raoul Wallenberg's legacy provides a timeless message to Saskatoon youth

SASKATOON – Raoul Wallenberg may not have been alive during our lifetime, but his legacy provides a timeless message to youth about ‘The Power of One’. 364 more words

Canada

Last minute

Daily Prompt: Quote me.

Yes of course I have
favorite – not only one – quotes.

Three pearls for me to share with all of you:

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Poetry

The Avenue of the Righteous

As we remember those who fell in the Holocaust today, we should also pause for a moment and give thanks for the Righteous of the Nations who stood against the rising darkness. 371 more words

A Dirt Road Home

The Holocaust in Hungary | Literaturesalon's Blog

Historian Leni Yahil estimates that in 1941 there were approximately 762,000 Jews living in Hungary, about a fourth of whom lived in Budapest. (The Holocaust, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990, 506). 178 more words

20th Century